FINAL CALL RAINFALL FORECAST: Major Flooding Imminent as Remnants of Ida Likely to Dump 5-8″ of Rain for Many

Scattered heavy rain has already begun in parts of the state as this 24-36 hour deluge is just about to get going. Moderate to major flooding is now projected for many creeks in southern PA, and we will be monitoring the larger rivers for rises into minor flood stage. In addition, many of the usual…

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RAINFALL & RIVER FLOOD FORECAST: Significant Flooding Now Expected Across Parts of PA Wednesday into Thursday

OUR FINAL CALL FORECAST HAS BEEN POSTED: As Ida moves closer to the region, our confidence that widespread flooding will occur continues to increase. The state has not seen this kind of event since Tropical Storm Lee in 2011, and while it’s unlikely Ida will bring similar impacts as Lee, significant impacts are still expected.…

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RAINFALL FORECAST: Hurricane Ida to Bring Flooding Rainfall to Areas of Pennsylvania Wednesday into Thursday

SECOND CALL RAINFALL FORECAST POSTED: Hurricane Ida will be the third tropical system to impact Pennsylvania this hurricane season and it’s still just August. Hurricane Ida made landfall in Southeast Louisiana Sunday afternoon as a strong category four storm with winds of 150 MPH. Ida will slowly make its way our direction, but will not…

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T.D. Fred to Bring Heavy Rain & Flash Flood Risk + Spin-Up Tornado Risk In Parts of Pennsylvania Wednesday

Tropical Depression Fred is already producing heavy rain across the southern Appalachians as well as an enhanced tornado risk in the Carolinas, and all those impacts will quickly be making their way up into our region by Wednesday. Moderate to heavy rain will persist through much of Wednesday across the Alleghanies and Appalachians, and a…

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Flash Flooding a Concern for Saturday as Another 1-3″, Locally 5″ of Rain Likely + Second Half of July Forecast

July has gotten off to an incredible start in parts of Pennsylvania rainfall-wise, with northeast Philadelphia suburbs already over a foot of rain in two weeks. Many other areas have seen 3-7″ of rain. Nearly the entire state is well above average so far this July with the exception of south of Route 30. Check…

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Flash Flooding & Strong Winds Expected As Isaias Moves Through Tuesday; Final Call Rain & Wind Forecast

After nearly a week of tracking, Isaias is finally nearing landfall. The storm is expected to make landfall this evening as a category one hurricane near Wilmington, NC, and move north-northeast toward us shortly after. Flash Flood Watches have been issued for much of the eastern half of the state, and Tropical Storm Watches are…

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Tropical Storm Isaias to Bring Heavy Rain to Pennsylvania Early This Week; Flash Flooding Possible With Up to 5″ of Rain Likely

  FORECAST UPDATED. VIEW MONDAY’S FINAL CALL RAIN AND WIND FORECAST HERE.   Although there is a slight risk for eastern PA today (Sunday), most of the storms will come this morning, as we have seen in the Lehigh Valley. There may still be some isolated severe thunderstorms this evening, but the overall threat has…

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Heavy Rain Likely Monday into Tuesday, Severe Storms Possible Wednesday

The active pattern of this summer will continue into the first week of fall, as we have everything from heavy rain to a day four severe thunderstorm threat on tap for the first few days of this week. A frontal boundary will move into the area, bringing heavy rain to the state beginning Monday afternoon…

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Hurricane Florence Remnants to Impact Pennsylvania Monday into Tuesday

Hurricane Florence has brought historic amounts of rainfall to North Carolina over the last several days and close to record breaking rainfall amounts in surrounding areas. Now that Hurricane Florence remnants are officially pushing north, we can expect a rainy Monday as moderate to heavy rainfall is expected state-wide. The rainfall may linger into Tuesday,…

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Potential of East Coast Hurricane Landfall Next Week Increasing

The tropics are getting extremely active just as some began to write off this season. The likelihood of a landfalling, possibly major hurricane is increasing. With that said, we are still six days away from potential landfall. There are still several scenarios on the table. Everything from the storm curving out to sea, to making…

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Significant Tropical Rains Up to 6″ to Bring Flash Flooding Risk Next Several Days

We’ve already had the wettest meteorological summer ever recorded here in PA, and more heavy rain is on the way. The remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon will move into the area this weekend, producing several inches of rainfall across areas of the state. Light to moderate rain will be widespread around the region Saturday, with…

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Severe Storms, Risk of Damaging Winds, Hail, A Few Tornadoes Tuesday

Another round of severe weather is on the way Tuesday. This time around, our focus is on Western and Central PA for the possibility of severe storms accompanied by damaging winds, hail, and a few tornadoes. Conditions will be favorable for individual supercell thunderstorms, along with clusters of strong to severe storms. Thunderstorms will begin…

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