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.
AccuWeather.com meteorologists are concerned that some of Tuesday's thunderstorms will unleash gusty winds and blinding, flooding downpours.
"The timing of [Tuesday's] storms may cause headaches for those traveling during the afternoon rush hour," stated AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Brian Lada.
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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.
Millions of Americans will be disappointed as the recent dry weather and high risk for wildfires across the western United States has put firework bans into effect.
Rain and thunderstorms will threaten parades, barbecues and fireworks displays across portions of the central and eastern United States and the Intermountain West on Independence Day.
Thunderstorms may disrupt July Fourth activities in parts of the central and eastern United States.
Before air conditioning existed, people had to be creative when trying to stay comfortable in sweltering conditions.
While downpours could come calling at the start and finish of the July Fourth weekend in the northeastern United States, the vast majority of the time will be dry.
The recent unsettled weather across the United Kingdom will continue this weekend impacting several outdoor events.
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No 90-degree readings during June; the first June without any 90-degree heat since 1985.
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Wind gust to 84 mph.
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No measurable rain the entire month of June (normal is 3.09").