Severe Storms Continue Over the Central Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes will continue over the central and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy rain with localized flash flooding remains possible over the central Appalachians and lower Mississippi Valley. Heavy snow and cold temperatures continue from the central Plains to the northern Rockies.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)

Lat: 39.87°NLon: 75.23°WElev: 7ft.

Light Rain

52°F

11°C

Humidity 86%
Wind Speed SE 6 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.7 mb)
Dewpoint 48°F (9°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Wind Chill50°F (10°C)
Last update 1 May 2:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Swarthmore PA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 53. East wind around 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 53 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm, then areas of drizzle after 10pm.  Patchy fog after 10pm.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A chance of showers, mainly after midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 52 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 53. East wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm, then areas of drizzle after 10pm. Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 50. Northeast wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday Night
A chance of showers, mainly after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Northeast wind 3 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
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Point Forecast:
Swarthmore PA
 39.91°N 75.34°W (Elev. 197 ft)
12:35 pm EDT May 1, 2016
3pm EDT May 1, 2016-6pm EDT May 8, 2016
 
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