Berks Regional News

Images: 15 years since tornado tore path through Lyons

Posted: 12:46 PM EDT May 31, 2013   Updated: 5:32 PM EDT May 31, 2013

A tornado tore through northern Berks County on the night of May 31, 1998, leaving behind a path of destruction from Leesport to Bowers. The borough of Lyons was the hardest hit area.
Story: A look back in Lyons  |  Video: JetChopper 69 view

1 / 62
69 News

Daylight revealed the level of destruction caused by the tornado, which caused the most damage in the tiny borough of Lyons.

Advertisement

Berks Community Calendar

>> Complete Event Listing
>> Submit Your Event
 

On this Day

  • World War II liberation of Paris

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: August 25

    Galileo demonstrates his telescope, the National Park Service is formed, Amelia Earhart flies cross-country nonstop, and the Allies liberate Paris, all on this day.

NEXT NEWSCAST:
69News at 4pm, 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm

Your Regional News & Info

Advertisement
 
 

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

Latest From The Newsroom

 
NEWS DIRECT FROM BERKS
BUSINESSES & GOV'T AGENCIES
A Service from PR Newswire