By Llarisa Abreu

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Rounds of scattered showers are on tap for us throughout the day Tuesday, with the heaviest rainfall expected at night. Expect a prolonged period of steady rain, heavy at times, from 11 p.m. through 7 a.m. Wednesday.

Flash flooding will be a threat in spots throughout that time frame.


Rainfall totals look to range between 1-3 inches.

Embedded thunderstorms are also possible, some of which could produce gusty winds.

The rain starts to taper from west to east through the mid-morning hours on Wednesday.