PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With Tropical Storm Henri’s effects beginning to lighten in the Northeast regions, we can expect Henri-influenced rain to continue and eventually come to an end on Monday morning. Lingering showers are still possible through the afternoon on Monday, but otherwise expect a mixture of sun and clouds.
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Temperatures on Monday will look to stay in the mid-80s. However, the weather patterns will alter dramatically by Tuesday with a storm-free, sunny sky, and high heat day.
This trend will continue throughout the midweek. Humidity is expected to stay excessive with temperatures nearing 100 degrees on Wednesday and Thursday.READ MORE: Cars Towed, Scrapped In Wilmington Leads To Federal Lawsuit
There will be weather alerts including a flood watch for Southeastern Pennsylvania until 8 a.m.on Monday with a high risk of dangerous rip currents, as well.
Henri made landfall along the coast of Rhode Island near Westerly at around 12:15 p.m. this past Sunday as a 60-MPH tropical storm. On July 9, Tropical Storm Else made its second landfall at Westerly, Rhode Island, at 12:15 p.m.
Locally, nearly nine inches of rain fell Saturday night in Cranbury, Middlesex. In nearby Jamesburg, 150 residents had to be evacuated and rescued by boat as a result.
This week’s forecast consists of a low 72 degrees on Monday due to thunderstorms in the area followed by a high of 86 as we head into the night.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Parking Authority Launching Pilot Program Targeting Illegally Parked Cars In Bike, Bus Lanes
However, on Tuesday, Philadelphia will begin to see a series of 90+ degree temperatures. Tuesday will be sunny and hot with a high of 92 degrees, Wednesday will follow suit with a high of 94 degrees and Thursday will round out the week with possible thunderstorms and a high of 94 degrees.