Memorial Day is shaping up to be warm for Philadelphia but only after a stormy Thursday and a cool and damp end to the week.
A couple of showers and thunderstorms will rumble across the Philadelphia area, causing some disruptions to outdoor activities.
Some storms could be locally severe with damaging wind gusts and hail. The storms may also produce flooding downpours, which can lead to travel delays.
The storminess and the clouds will keep temperatures a degree or two shy of the 80-degree mark.
Cooler and less humid air will arrive for Friday and Saturday, but another shower or thunderstorm will still be around. Temperatures will be held to the lower 70s.
A high of around 75 F is more common this time of year.
The weather will improve for outdoor holiday festivities Sunday and Monday as temperatures rebound.
Memorial Day will be the warmest and driest of the holiday weekend underneath some sunshine. Temperatures will rise into the lower 80s as humidity remains low.
The wet weather pattern across the Seattle area will continue through the week, creating poor travel conditions in the region ahead of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
Soggy weather will be the rule in the run-up to Christmas in the Atlanta area.
Holiday travel will be at risk across the Harrisburg area this week as a strong storm takes shape and blasts through the Northeast.
Holiday travel will be at risk across the Pittsburgh area this week as a strong storm takes shape and blasts through the Northeast.
After a few mild days at the start of the week, temperatures will fall in time to create some wintry weather and travel woes for Christmas.
After a few mild days at the start of this week, temperatures will fall in time to create some wintry weather and travel woes for Christmas.
Elk Park, MT (1983)
Unofficially -64 degrees F. (nation's all time record low is -70 degrees F.).
New Orleans, LA (1989)
1" of snow.
Chicago, IL (1993)
Only 0.2" of snow to this point in the season an all time low for so late in the season.