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.
It’s another round of flooding concerns Tuesday, with slow-moving, moisture-rich storms sprouting across the region.
A stalled front will linger over our area Tuesday keeping the threat of showers, storms, and localized flooding, especially in the afternoon.
Once this storm is out of here, we clear out by the afternoon and then we’ve got a stretch of sunny, beautiful weather to look forward to right through the weekend, with highs in the 80’s and lots of sunshine.
Turns out gender bias even affects the weather. Sort of.
A high pressure system off the mid-Atlantic coast will bring in a southwest flow of warm, humid air, Tuesday.
High temperatures on Tuesday will be well above average in the mid-upper 80s. The warm and humid air will help fuel some showers and storms during the afternoon and evening.
In Limerick, Montgomery County powerful winds are being blamed for knocking down a tree on top of a home. It was around 7:20 p.m. when the single family home damaged. Fortunately no one was there at the time.