Flash Flood Concerns in Mid-Atlantic, Severe Weather Threats in Upper Midwest, and Fire Weather in the West

Once again, heavy rain and thunderstorms may produce flash flooding across the Mid-Atlantic region today. Flash flood watches are in effect, which includes the Philadelphia and Washington D.C. metro areas. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and large hail are possible from North Dakota into Minnesota. Finally, red flag warnings are in effect across several states in the West. Read More >

Current conditions at

Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia Airport (KPNE)

Lat: 40.08°NLon: 75.01°WElev: 118ft.

Overcast

75°F

24°C

Humidity 82%
Wind Speed NE 9 mph
Barometer 30.12 in (1019.9 mb)
Dewpoint 69°F (21°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 7 Aug 1:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Bensalem PA

Flash Flood Watch until August 8, 02:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  •  
    Flash Flood Watch until August 8, 02:00am

    NOW until
    2:00am Sat

    Flash Flood Watch

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Areas of fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Heavy
    Rain and
    Areas Fog

    Low: 70 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Areas of fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Areas Fog
    then Slight
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 84 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Areas of fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 84. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Calm wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west around 5 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
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Point Forecast:
Bensalem PA
 40.11°N 74.95°W (Elev. 98 ft)
1:16 pm EDT Aug 7, 2020
2pm EDT Aug 7, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 13, 2020
 
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