Philly: Drier Weather to Follow Flooding Downpours

By Michael Kuhne, Staff Writer
August 13, 2014; 7:02 AM ET
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While drenching thunderstorms inundated the Northeast early in the week, drier weather will follow with cooler air and low humidity.s.

A shower can linger Wednesday morning as drier air builds in along with a mixture of clouds and sunshine for Wednesday afternoon.

The main focus of heavy rain will shift farther north, across New England during the day, bringing the threat for flooding with it, mainly in low-lying and poor-drainage areas.

Following the storms, conditions will clear and remain that way through the end of the week.

"An unseasonably cool air mass will be in place across the Northeast for the rest of the week with much lower humidity," Meteorologist Carl Erickson said. "However, much of the I-95 corridor from New York City to the nation's capital should have a dry day with comfortable temperatures and low humidity."

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Cooler and less humid air will follow for Thursday and Friday with high temperatures well below normal, in the upper 70s.

"Philly will have a nice day with more in the way of sunshine," he said.


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