Philly: Thunderstorm to Return on Sunday

By , Senior Meteorologist
August 16, 2014; 4:42 AM ET
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Saturday will be the better day for weekend outdoor activities around Philadelphia, with a shower or thunderstorm set to return on Sunday.

Instead of umbrellas, residents and visitors will want to grab sunglasses and apply sunscreen before heading out to enjoy Saturday's rain-free and mostly sunny day.

Anyone who opts to wear long-sleeved shirts and light jackets in the early morning will be changing or putting the jackets away by the afternoon with temperatures set to rebound to just shy of the 85-degree mark.

Low humidity will make the day even more enjoyable to be outside.

An increase in clouds Saturday night will be a sign that the pleasant weather starting the weekend will not last.

A more humid Sunday will then unfold as a storm system dropping down from Canada pushes a shower or thunderstorm through the city.

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While Sunday will be far from a washout, any shower or thunderstorm threatens to briefly interfere with outdoor activities and sporting events.

A dry start to Monday will follow the weekend, but showers and thunderstorms will quickly return by Tuesday. meteorologists will be monitoring the potential for downpours to renew the flood danger.


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