After finishing the month of November almost 2.5 degrees below average, December starts off well above average, with high temperatures in the 60s and even some 70s.
It looks like a rain changing to snow event for the region on Wednesday and Wednesday night.
As Arctic air spills into the Delaware Valley overnight, skies will clear. Sustained winds, 15-20 miles-an-hour will continue, and morning wind chills be drop into the teens. The clear skies will provide a good view of the annual Leonid Meteor Shower. Best viewing right before sunrise!
It was another mild day today across the Delaware Valley with high temperatures well above average in the 60s. However, Philadelphia was the warm spot reaching 72 degrees.
So far this year, October is our warmest month above average by 2.4 degrees. Then, November started off well below average, but now a warm air mass has returned to the region.
A brief change in the weather pattern will allow temperatures to surge well above average on Tuesday and Wednesday
Clouds will be on the increase tonight ahead of the next storm system. The clouds will keep temperatures milder tonight with a low around 50 degrees.
It was a cool start to the week as clouds and a few showers kept temperatures below average in the 60s today. A warm front will then push through the region tomorrow, brining in a warmer and more humid air mass.
The last full week of Summer will be feeling more like Fall as a cool and quiet weather pattern remains in place for most of the week.
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 9 p.m. for the region, as a strong cold front will bring scattered showers and storms.
Expect partial sunshine for Labor Day with more chances for scattered showers and storms.
After a cool and damp start to the weekend, improving conditions return for the second half of the weekend.
A slow moving frontal boundary will move through the region keeping rain chances in the forecast through the first half of the weekend.
It didn’t feel like the middle of August this weekend with very low humidity levels and high temperatures slightly below average. If you enjoyed the weather, you will enjoy Monday’s conditions.
Some small stream and urban flooding is possible tonight in any slow moving showers and thunderstorms.