A large storm will continue to negatively impact travel locally around Philadelphia, due mostly to heavy rain and wind, but perhaps a bit of snow and a flash freeze at the tail end.
Periods of rain and the risk of flash and urban flooding, slow travel on the highways and broadening flight delays are in store into Wednesday afternoon.
As of 9:00 a.m. ET Wednesday, the storm had already delivered an average of 2 inches of rain to the metro area. The heaviest and steadiest rain for the duration of the storm will fall from the city south and east.
Motorists are encouraged to slow down to reduce the risk of hydroplaning and allow extra stopping distance between vehicles.
Snow will fall well to the west over West Virginia, western Maryland and western Pennsylvania.
While temperatures will rise into Wednesday midday, a sweep of colder air may catch up with the back side of the precipitation Wednesday evening. There is the chance of the rain ending as a period of snow or flurries as a result in Philadelphia, which could coat the ground in some locations.
Regardless of snow or not at the tail end of the storm, some untreated wet areas may freeze before drying off Wednesday night as temperatures plunge.
Gusty northwest winds may cause flight delays Wednesday night, after the rain and any snow depart.
Thanksgiving Day is forecast to be dry, blustery and cold across the area.
The risk of flooding from Odile will spill onto Texas and parts of the southern and central Plains late this week into the weekend.
Torrential rainfall slammed parts of Serbia over the weekend, resulting in two deaths as rushing waters sliced through area streets.
Igniting across Northern skies, ghostly rivers of light dance overhead each year, emitting vibrant shades of green, blue, pink, red and violet.
On Tuesday, Edouard became the first major hurricane in the Atlantic since Sandy. While Edouard remains at sea, rough surf will reach some Atlantic coast beaches.
Moisture from Tropical Rainstorm Odile will deliver torrential rainfall and cause life-threatening flooding over the interior Southwest through the balance of the week.
The chilliest air of the season so far will settle over much of the Northeast Thursday into Friday and will bring frost to a large area.
The Rockies (1965)
Greatest Sept. snow over Wyoming Rockies at Lander, 20.5 inches.
Hurricane Hugo crossed Guadalupe, then the Virgin Islands. St. Croix had gusts to 97 mph. Later, of gust of 170 mph was measured in the harbor of Culebra Island, P.R.
Great Lakes (1990)
27 degrees at Sault Ste. Marie, MI. A record low for so early in the season (old record of 30 set in 1974). Snow flurries across Vermont and parts of New Hampshire. Snow flurries and sleet at Naples, NY.