PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia area is under a heat advisory until 8 p.m. Saturday as the area enters its fourth heatwave since the beginning of June. A flash flood watch will be in effect from Saturday afternoon until 2 a.m. Sunday due to the risk of storms.
There will be dangerous heat once again Saturday with highs in the mid-90s and a heat index feels-like over 100. The high will be 96.READ MORE: EXCLUSIVE: Body Of Missing 26-Year-Old Casey Johnston Recovered, Believed To Have Been Killed In Crash, Authorities Say
Afternoon and evening thunderstorms will develop ahead of a cold front approaching from the west. Some of these storms could turn severe with wind and flooding the primary threats.READ MORE: Man Cleaning Gun, Shoots And Kills 22-Year-Old Girlfriend In Bustleton, Philadelphia Police Say
Torrential downpours are expected with any storms and localized flooding is possible during the evening.MORE NEWS: Colts' Carson Wentz Choosing Rest, Rehab For Foot Injury, Remains Out Indefinitely
Scattered showers remain on Sunday, but it will also be a cooler and less humid day in the mid 80’s following the passing of the front. The high will be 87.