Another Wave of Chilly Rain: DC, Philly, NYC

By Anthony Sagliani, Meteorologist
October 8, 2012; 5:44 AM ET
Share |
People rush along a rainy New York street

After a foggy and chilly start, umbrellas will be out again on Monday across parts of the Northeast and mid-Atlantic thanks to another chilly wave of rain.

Low pressure gathered plenty of moisture over the South on Sunday night, with a quick-hitting shot of up to 0.25 of an inch from Tupelo to Huntsville and Knoxville.

This rain will lift north and eastward on Monday, arriving in the morning from Raleigh into Richmond and Norfolk, before making it farther north into Washington D.C., and Baltimore in time for the afternoon commute.

Steady rain should hold off from Philadelphia northward to Allentown and New York City until the late afternoon or early evening hours, and traveling after dark in these areas will certainly be on the wet side.

Be sure to have your umbrellas ready and your wipers in good working order if you'll be driving to work, picking up or dropping off the kids from school or heading out and about for the evening.

For those traveling farther north and west away from the I-95 corridor, high pressure will take control of the weather from Pittsburgh to Syracuse and Albany, allowing for plenty of sunshine.

Be sure to keep checking back with for the latest on this wave of rain, and for the newest scoop on the rest of the country's weather.


Comments left here should adhere to the Community Guidelines. Profanity, personal attacks, and spam will not be tolerated.

More Weather News

  • NOAA Network Issue May Impact Weather Model Forecast Quality

    October 22, 2014; 6:30 PM ET

    Since Tuesday night, NESDIS, NOAA’s satellite and information service, has been experiencing network issues, and has not received a full feed of satellite data for input, a critical component for the numerical models used to forecast the weather.

Daily U.S. Extremes

past 24 hours

  Extreme Location
High N/A
Low N/A
Precip N/A


This Day In Weather History

Tuscaloosa, AL (1884)
No rain from August 28-October 22. Severe drought throughout Southeast.

California (1965)
Temperature reached 104 degrees at San Diego (record for date). Record for date 100 degrees at Los Angeles (downtown). Climax of heat wave of record duration in Southern California.

Ottawa, Canada (1988)
Record October snowstorm brings 21 cm (just over 8 inches).