Philly: Typical Warmth, Spotty Storms Forecast for Weekend

By , Expert Senior Meteorologist
July 11, 2014; 4:22 AM ET
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After the number of thunderstorms diminish into Friday, the weekend will bring fairly typical warmth and humidity for the middle of July around Philadelphia.

High temperatures are forecast to be in the middle to upper 80s F Saturday and Sunday.

Only very widely separated storms are forecast this weekend with the greatest chance during the late afternoon and evening hours. Sunday is the more likely day for a downpour.

Humidity levels will begin to creep back up this weekend after easing back for a few days.

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One or more rounds of severe weather are possible in the Northeast as unseasonably cool air swings into the Midwest.

There is the chance of the significant push of cool air reaching the Northeast during the middle and latter part of next week. Temperatures could stay in the 70s for a day or two later next week around the city, during what is the typically the hottest time of the year.

For people heading to the Pocono mountains, nighttime temperatures could dip into the 40s with daytime highs in the 60s to near 70 for a time later next week.

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