A round of showers will swing through the Philadelphia area Thursday into Friday morning.
A weak storm riding along a front will slide through the area, producing the sporadic rainfall.
Despite the seemingly wet offing, the vast majority of the time will be free of rain through Friday. Total rainfall Thursday through Friday morning is likely to be less than one-quarter of an inch.
When the rain falls, most of it will not be heavy. However, with any downpour in urban areas, there is a risk of brief poor-drainage area flooding and travel delays.
In between the showers, the sun can peek out.
Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees above normal most days into the weekend. During the middle of October, daytime highs average in the middle 60s with nighttime lows in the middle to upper 40s.
Waves of progressively colder weather may begin to affect the area next week.
Following a few days of wet weather across the Atlanta area, the storm threat will diminish, but the chance for showers and thunderstorms will linger through the weekend.
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Locally severe thunderstorms will affect parts of the northern Plains through Wednesday.
Andres has begun to weaken over the eastern Pacific, but a new threat has developed closer to Mexico.
Following a southward push of cool, dry air at midweek, clouds, showers and higher humidity will return to the Northeast.
Rockaway, NJ (1915)
Snow showers reported by press (Morris County).
Alexandria, VA (1945)
Severe thunderstorm dropped hailstones the size of oranges in a 20 x 40 mile area, shattering 14,000 window panes.
Scorching temperatures in South Carolina and Georgia. Charleston set an all-time record high of 106 while Savannah set an all-time record for June of 104.