Philly: Heavy Storms to Return on Tuesday

By , Senior Meteorologist
June 3, 2014; 4:35 AM ET
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The stage is set for drenching thunderstorms to return to Philadelphia Tuesday afternoon.

Tuesday will definitely feel like a summer day in Philadelphia. While temperatures soar well into the 80s, humidity will increase and make the air feel more uncomfortable than it was on Monday.

The stickiness will also help fuel showers and thunderstorms to erupt in the afternoon as a storm system approaches. meteorologists are concerned that some of Tuesday's thunderstorms will unleash gusty winds and blinding, flooding downpours.

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"The timing of [Tuesday's] storms may cause headaches for those traveling during the afternoon rush hour," stated Meteorologist Brian Lada. MinuteCast™ has the minute-by-minute forecast for your exact location when showers and thunderstorms threaten. Type your city name, select MinuteCast™, and input your street address. On mobile, you can also use your GPS location.

Outdoor plans may be delayed or forced inside. Remember, you are close enough to be struck by lightning if you hear thunder.

A shower or thunderstorm will linger through Tuesday night before the city dries out on Wednesday. Warm air will still be in place, but humidity will lower Wednesday afternoon.

Thunderstorms will quickly return on Thursday before a dry spell unfolds for Friday and the weekend.


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