That’s good news for those who enjoy the hot summer weather, as Tuesday will mark Philadelphia’s 5th heat wave of 2015.
In the tropics, once Hurricane Danny has now begun to fizzle out down in the Caribbean, but on the heels of it’s remnants is tropical storm Erika. Based on Erika’s current extended outlook, it could pose much more of a threat to land.
After a slow start to the Atlantic Hurricane season, the tropics are heating up.
Other than some clouds and even a shower that could spin in from the northwest during the afternoon, it will be a fine day. And it will only get better from there.
While it will still be warm on Wednesday, lower humidity will make for a much more comfortable day.
Once the front arrived Thursday afternoon, it brought a line of showers and thunderstorms to much of the region. While none of these storms caused any major damage, there were numerous reports of lightning strikes and flooding across much of the Delaware Valley.
It’s going to be a steamy, sizzling, sweltering day across parts of the Delaware Valley.
After a tranquil stretch of conditions, the Delaware Valley is seeing some wet weather this morning.
The humidity is continuing to drop as well, a precursor to what you can expect over the next several days.
An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs until 8pm
If you enjoyed the comfortable feel of Thursday, then you’ll want to savor today as well, because it won’t last.
As you step out the door this morning, the change will be instantly noticeable.
Around 2:11pm, an EF-1 tornado packing winds of up to 95 mph briefly dropped down in Honey Brook, PA.
Heavy rain is expected this weekend as remnants from Tropical Storm Bill spin eastward into the Delaware Valley. A Flood Watch is in effect for our entire region Saturday evening through Sunday because of the threat of downpours and flooding.
As you head out the door on Wednesday morning, it is going to feel noticeably different than in recent days.