Damp, disruptive and deluge are words that can be used to describe the weather at various points this week around Philadelphia.
A flow of moisture from the Gulf of Mexico and at times from the Atlantic Ocean as well will keep the cloud cover rather extensive most days and humidity levels high through the week.
Along with the moist conditions will be locally drenching downpours, spotty thunderstorms and patchy morning fog that could briefly interrupt travel and outdoor activities.
For fans heading to the Phillies games in the evenings this week, have some rain gear handy in case a downpour develops over the ballpark with little notice.
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There will be peaks of sun, breaks of rain-free weather and most showers and thunderstorms will occur during the afternoon and evening hours, but a promise of a particular rain-free part of the day cannot be made in this weather pattern.
High humidity and rather extensive cloud cover each day will keep daytime temperatures suppressed but will also result in not-so-cool nights.
The wettest day of the week appears to be Friday as a front lingering the Midwest finally nears the coast. This day can bring multiple showers and thunderstorms and also the most widespread day of rainfall around Philadelphia.
Since this front is forecast to keep moving to the east and south, the Father's Day weekend is shaping up to be free of rain and less humid.
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