Wednesday marks the 13th day of the year where temperatures have topped 90 degrees. This number is actually pretty low.
All will awaken to sunny skies this morning. Those skies will last through the afternoon, by which time it will feel downright steamy! And last but certainly not least, a line of storms will roll through later today into this evening.
Wednesday morning the atmosphere will dry out, sunshine will gradually return and afternoon high temperatures will be comfortable, in the low 80s.
Tuesday will be very similar to Monday, with strong thunderstorms popping up in the afternoon.
According to PECO, about a quarter million of its customers were in the dark then, forcing residents to spend the next week cleaning up and crews fixing poles and lines.
By Monday and Tuesday, we could be dealing with severe storms either day.
Severe weather is moving across the region Tuesday night, leaving many customers without power.
A hot and humid air mass continues to build into the region from a stronger southerly wind flow. Tonight will be muggy and warm with low temperatures in the 70s.
After being hit by storms throughout the evening, many in the Philadelphia area were left without power.
Severe thunderstorms moved through the area last night, with over 10,000 strikes of lightning, some of which caused damage.
July is off to a busy start here in the weather department and there’s lots to talk about – heat, humidity, a slowing front, gusty storms, heavy rain, rough surf, rip currents, and let’s throw a HURRICANE into the mix for good measure! And this is all within the next three days!
The temperature reached 90 degrees in Philadelphia on Wednesday for only the third time this year.
A cold front will approach the Delaware Valley on Wednesday afternoon, bringing some showers and storms to the area.
Some storms will contain heavy downpours and the possibility of small hail.
The threat of showers and storms returns Thursday as a warm front moves northward through our area.