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We are now within 12-24 hours before the region feels the impacts from Tomorrow’s Nor’easter. Winter Storm Watches have been issued for Northcentral and Northeastern PA with Wind Advisories in Southeast PA. Guidance has trended colder since our first call last night. This puts many more locations under the gun for a changeover to sleet and/or wet snow later in the day Monday as the Nor’easter begins to really crank off the coast. To all those weather enthusiasts out there, sit back and enjoy this storm. The radar will be lit up Tomorrow Afternoon and Evening with just about every…MORE...
After a stretch of mild weather, we are tracking a potent coastal storm that will be impacting our weather in a big way come Sunday Night and into Monday Night. Over the last several days, Josh and I have been tracking this system and even though model guidance continued to show an all rainstorm, we discussed between ourselves the potential for this to turn on somewhat snowy. And sure enough, here we are a couple days later and model guidance has finally caught onto our ideas of a rain and snowstorm. The current path this system is projected to take…MORE...
Going from record warmth this week, to temperatures cold enough to support potential snow showers in some locations throughout PA this weekend, there has to be a culprit for this right? Of course. A warm front will be pushing through the region Thursday, this will be our last warm day of the week for at least the southern half of Pennsylvania. Then during the morning hours Friday, a cold front will push through the region. Both the warm front and the cold front will deliver rainfall. Here’s a look at high temperatures Thursday per the GFS:  The warm front is draped generally…MORE...
Yesterday, it looked as if most of PA and even much of New Jersey would escape the brunt of Hurricane Hermine. However, the latest shift in recent guidance suggests we will be dealing with a bit more of a punch. Before we get into the discussion, it is important to note, this will not be a major storm for PA, but it is Labor Day Weekend and we know a lot of people travel this weekend to the beaches. The Coastal areas is where this will be a major to even serious storm. The further inland you go, the lesser…MORE...
THE FORECAST FOR HURRICANE HERMINE HAS BEEN UPDATED SINCE THE RELEASE OF THIS ARTICLE. SEE THE LATEST UPDATE BY CLICKING HERE. As we get closer and closer to the time period we are watching (Saturday through Monday), the more clear it is becoming that much of our local beaches and even a good portion of PA will be impacted by Tropical Storm Hermine this Weekend. Over the last 48 hours, guidance has continued the trend NW putting much of the area in the line of fire. With that being said, we are still 72+ hours away from impact…there is still…MORE...
Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Saturday Strong to Severe Thunderstorms have the potential of disrupting your plans for your Saturday. A line of storms will pushing from Northwest to Southeast throughout the first half of your day Saturday, possibly producing bowing segments that have the capabilities of producing damaging winds. These storms will be hit or miss meaning NOT EVERY TOWN will see a storm. The earlier this system arrives Tomorrow, the less chance of this line producing Severe Weather. However, if it comes in a little slower, areas that receive this line in the afternoon/early evening hours have the better chance of experiencing Severe Weather…MORE...
Potential Flooding For Parts of PA Tomorrow, Flash Flood Watches are in Effect Tomorrow poses the chance for scattered downpours and thunderstorms, that have the ability to produce flash flooding. The best chance for these downpours and storms are expected to be in Eastern PA Tomorrow and because of that, Flash Flood Watches are in place. Those counties in the green shade are under a FLASH FLOOD WATCH through Monday Evening. These areas have already accumulated a couple inches of rainfall over the last few days, with an additional 1 to 2 more inches of rainfall possible Tomorrow with these scattered downpours. The few counties in the light brown shade are under a HAZARDOUS…MORE...
Severe Thunderstorms To Produce Widespread Damaging Wind Threat Monday Monday will feature the most widespread Severe Thunderstorm threat of the season, in regards to how much of the State is in the SLIGHT RISK category as oppose to MARGINAL. Severe Thunderstorms will fire up along a front that will be passing through the State Tomorrow. The line of storms may not be a solid line, more like a broken line of storms, however, anywhere along the front, there is the chance for a Severe Storm to develop. Hires Nam future radar shows this well: Valid 4 PM Monday Notice how it is not a solid line, but it extends…MORE...
Severe Thunderstorms To Produce Damaging Winds Thursday Much like yesterday, scattered thunderstorms will be in the forecast state-wide, however this time around, there is more of an upside potential in terms of meeting Severe criteria. Timing: Storms will fire up in the mid-morning hours across Western PA and continue to develop and push Eastward throughout the Afternoon hours. The Storm Prediction Center has stated that the main impact with Today’s storms will be damaging winds in excess of 60mph. Area A – The Storm Prediction Center has placed this area under a SLIGHT RISK for Severe Weather. Based on Today’s setup and the ingredients that will be coming…MORE...
Rainfall Totals Update For Independence Day We have good news and some bad news. The good news is guidance has backed off a bit on rainfall totals and shifted everything a bit south over the last 24 hours. The bad news is, the chance for rain remains throughout the whole state, but not as heavy as originally thought especially for the Northern 2/3rd’s of the state. The rainfall will arrive throughout the morning hours in Southern PA and into the early afternoon hours in Northern PA. It should remain light to moderate at times, and possibly taper or stop completely by the nighttime, before another, heavier…MORE...
Heavy Rain to Disrupt Holiday Fireworks Monday AN UPDATE HAS BEEN POSTED>>>>>https://paweatheraction.com/rainfall-totals-update-for-independence-day Unfortunately, over the last 24 hours guidance has trended North with a low pressure system that will be impacting us Monday into Tuesday. Now, this puts most of the state under the gun for some heavy rainfall. This time yesterday, it looked as if only extreme Southern PA would have to deal with any type of rainfall Monday, but that has since changed. Timing: The rain will advance from Southwest to Northeast during the day Monday. It will begin in Southwest PA between 8 AM and Noon, and then arrive during the afternoon hours for…MORE...
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT UPGRADED TODAY: DAMAGING WINDS, LARGE HAIL, ISOLATED TORNADOES POSSIBLE As the latest short range guidance flows in, the STORM PREDICTION CENTER has UPGRADED much of the state in their respected categorical risks. Here’s their latest: In their discussion they state that damaging winds and hail will be the primary threat, with the potential of rotating storms. These storms that do rotate and become what we call a “super-cell” have the potential of producing a tornado or two. Area A – This region is now under a SLIGHT RISK for Severe Weather. This area has the potential of having a storm produce damaging winds, large hail, and an isolated tornado. Area…MORE...
SHOWERS AND STORMS TO IMPACT PARTS OF THE 4TH OF JULY WEEKEND It is hard to believe we are already at the end of June and forecasting the 4th of July Weekend. Time is truly flying by this year! Like the title states, there is the potential of some showers and storms for the 4th of July Weekend. They will come in 2 waves. Wave #1: Much like Tuesday’s Weather where Eastern PA took the brunt of the storms, the potential exists for a similar scenario late Friday Afternoon and into the nighttime hours. However, the severity of these storms will not be as powerful as Tuesday’s, nor will they be as…MORE...
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT UPGRADED FOR PARTS OF PA TOMORROW The latest from the Storm Prediction Center has now placed areas in Eastern PA under a SLIGHT RISK for severe weather. This is an upgrade from their last update from earlier this morning. Timing: There will be TWO lines that will move through the area both impacting Eastern PA the greatest. The first line will deliver with it mainly heavy rain and few rumbles of thunder between 4 am and Noon. After that line passes through, a second line will develop, and depending on how much sunshine Eastern PA sees between the two different lines of storms, will determine if…MORE...
LIMITED SEVERE THREAT TODAY, DAMAGING WINDS + HAIL POSSIBLE TUESDAY A line of showers and perhaps embedded thunderstorms will develop today and swing through the state of PA from West to East giving an area-wide threat of showers and storms. All activity should not contain severe weather, but heavy downpours and a rumble of thunder is possible. Latest short range guidance shows this line well. Valid for 1 PM this afternoon:  As the line sinks Southeast, the line begins to break up. So Western and Central parts of the state will definitely have the better chance for shower and thunderstorm activity. Tomorrow stands the better chance for the area to…MORE...

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