PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A cluster of thunderstorms are making their way through Jim Thorpe and Mount Pocono Wednesday morning. The storms will continue to slowly migrate east during the morning hours, dumping heavy rain in their track. The threat for afternoon scattered storms continues today.FDA Authorizes Pfizer's COVID-19 Booster Shot For Americans Over 65, Those At High-Risk
As we saw yesterday, some of these storms can dump heavy rain and produce damaging wind gusts of up to 60mph. A marginal risk for severe weather is expected with damaging wind and hail being the top concerns in addition to torrential rainfall. The unsettled pattern sticks around through the start of the weekend.More Than 100 Penn State Students Temporarily Suspended After Missing Weeks Of COVID Tests
Meanwhile, an Excessive Heat Warning goes into effect at noon and currently runs until 8 p.m. Thursday. However, the NWS has stated they will likely extend it into Friday, as well. Heat index values to 105° are possible to 110° on Thursday, and to 105° on Friday.3 Men Injured In Wynnefield Shooting, Police Say
Saturday will be our day of transition as a strong cold front traverses the region. This will present a chance for rain and storms and the open the door to a much drier and much more comfortable air mass by Saturday night. Sunday looks very nice.