A round of showers will swing through the Philadelphia area Thursday into Friday morning.
A weak storm riding along a front will slide through the area, producing the sporadic rainfall.
Despite the seemingly wet offing, the vast majority of the time will be free of rain through Friday. Total rainfall Thursday through Friday morning is likely to be less than one-quarter of an inch.
When the rain falls, most of it will not be heavy. However, with any downpour in urban areas, there is a risk of brief poor-drainage area flooding and travel delays.
In between the showers, the sun can peek out.
Temperatures will average 5 to 10 degrees above normal most days into the weekend. During the middle of October, daytime highs average in the middle 60s with nighttime lows in the middle to upper 40s.
Waves of progressively colder weather may begin to affect the area next week.
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Over the first half of March, three separate and powerful nor’easters rattled the mid-Atlantic and Northeast and that number could increase to four later this week.
A second round of cold air from the “Beast from the East” sent temperatures tumbling below freezing across much of Germany over the weekend and little relief is expected through midweek.
Tropical Cyclone Eliakim has claimed the lives of at least 17 people in Madagascar as the storm produced flooding and mudslides.
A double-barreled storm will spread wet snow and travel disruptions from parts of Tennessee and Kentucky to coastal New Hampshire and Maine as winter winds down and spring begins.
As a second storm in three days pushes east of the Rockies, severe and drenching storms will erupt across areas from the southern Plains to the Southeast to close out this weekend.
It will not feel like the first days of spring to those in the mid-Atlantic and New England, where a snow event is expected to unfold spanning Tuesday through Wednesday.
There is a distinct difference between a watch and a warning, and knowing the difference can save your life.