Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

Philadelphia, Northeast Philadelphia Airport (KPNE)

Lat: 40.08°NLon: 75.01°WElev: 118ft.

Fair

82°F

28°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.89 in (1012.0 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 18 Aug 9:54 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Elkins Park PASimilar City Names

Flash Flood Watch August 18, 02:00pm until August 19, 12:00am
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Flash Flood Watch
  • Today

    Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 88 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely then
    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 70 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 78 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 66 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 85 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. West wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind around 6 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2am, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.
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Point Forecast:
Elkins Park PASimilar City Names
 40.07°N 75.13°W (Elev. 207 ft)
9:36 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
10am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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