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.
This weekend the Old Gal seems to be in party mode or maybe she just wants to see everyone in modest swim suits and immodest Speedos.
Incredibly heavy rains brought extensive flooding to the region Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
Overnight, the heavy rain will continue to push north through New Jersey, with showers and storms also moving through Philadelphia and surrounding suburbs as a cold front moves through.
Some small stream and urban flooding is possible tonight in any slow moving showers and thunderstorms.
After a beautiful weekend and dry start to the week, payback comes today.
The stretch of warm and pleasant weather will come to an end this week.
You may have noticed the moon has been looking bigger and brighter recently. A Supermoon will occur on Sunday afternoon.
Sunshine lovers and stargazers are going to enjoy the next several days and nights.
The stubborn weather pattern that kept skies mostly cloudy with a few showers this weekend will begin to break for the work week.
The rest of the weekend will not be a washout, but the threat of some showers will continue in the forecast.
Only one or two (okay maybe three) other lousy showers might show up today, the ones who didn’t get the memo that this is the weekend.
An offshore front will be pushed back toward the coast during the next 36 hours and this will increase our precipitation chances through the weekend. Scattered showers and thunderstorms can occur tomorrow afternoon but will become more numerous as we move into Saturday.
Skies will clear overnight allowing temperatures to fall fast. The low in Philadelphia, around 60, just a few degrees shy of the record low: 58 set in 1981.
Scattered strong to possibly severe thunderstorms will continue to impact the Delaware Valley overnight.