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, Philadelphia International Airport (KPHL)

Lat: 39.87°NLon: 75.23°WElev: 7ft.

Overcast

28°C

83°F

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 11 km/h
Barometer 1013.8 mb (29.94 in)
Dewpoint 23°C (73°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index32°C (89°F)
Last update 17 Aug 9:54 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Philadelphia PA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 14 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 11 to 18 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 31 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming light and variable.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 22 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 19 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 28 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 20 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 29 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 22 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 5 to 14 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy, with a high near 31. West wind 11 to 18 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. West wind 8 to 13 km/h becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday
A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 2pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Northeast wind 10 to 13 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 cm possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Northeast wind 8 to 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 20.
Tuesday
A chance of showers after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 29. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 31. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 28.
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Point Forecast:
Philadelphia PA
 39.96°N 75.16°W (Elev. 8 m)
9:36 pm EDT Aug 17, 2018
10pm EDT Aug 17, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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