After a period of dry air, drenching showers and thunderstorms will survive the trip into Philadelphia from the Midwest.
At this time, it appears the greatest risk of downpours heavy enough to cause flash and urban flooding will be Thursday into early Friday. However, people driving or flying to and from the south and west may encounter some delays prior to this.
There is a risk of a downpour or two Thursday evening for the NFL preseason game between the Eagles and Steelers at Lincoln Financial Field.
Temperatures are forecast to remain near or slightly below average through the weekend. Temperatures typically range from a low of 67 to a high of 85 F.
During next week, there are signs of some hot weather for a few days, especially during the second half of the week. Temperatures may top 90 degrees.
AccuWeather will also be watching for an uptick in tropical activity during the last part of August. September is typically the most active month in terms of tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin.
Major Hurricane Matthew will pose severe risks to lives and property across Jamaica, eastern Cuba and Haiti early next week.
The East Coast of the United States remains on alert for potential impacts from Hurricane Matthew during the middle to latter part of next week.
Chaba remains on track to become a powerful typhoon and could threaten lives and property across the Ryukyu Islands and mainland Japan this week.
Showers will occasionally dampen drought-stricken portions of New England and New York State into Monday.
Deadly Typhoon Megi slammed parts of Taiwan and China with damaging winds and landslides, while snow fall across parts of the Intermountain West.
The worst thing that people who live along coastlines can do is not to prepare for tropical storms and hurricanes.
New Orleans, LA (1998)
The temperature at Auduben Park hit 97 degrees, an all time record for October.
Lubbock, TX (2000)
98 degrees, an all time October record.
Valdez, Alaska (2004)
Flooding and mudslides result in numerous road closures.