Rainfall Forecast for Friday – Saturday’s Washout; Cool But Dry Mother’s Day Likely

If this was January, we would be forecasting a major snowstorm with multiple feet of snow across the heart of the state, but it’s not. Instead, a soggy weekend is expected which is unfortunate because many commencement ceremonies will have to be held indoors on Saturday. Mother’s Day will be mostly dry, with only Western…

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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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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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Final Call Rainfall Forecast & Second Call Snowfall Forecast for Zeta Thursday – Friday AM

Hurricane Zeta is making landfall right now in southeast Louisiana as a very strong category two hurricane with winds of 110 MPH. The storm will rapidly push inland and by Thursday afternoon, Zeta is expected to be a tropical storm centered just to our south. While we will avoid the gusty winds from Zeta that…

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RAINFALL FORECAST: Over An Inch of Rain Expected Thursday In Parts of Eastern & Central PA

Periods of off-and-on heavy rain are likely Thursday across eastern and central Pennsylvania. Highest rainfall totals are expected to be in southeast PA. Below is timing followed by our rainfall forecast map. RAIN TIMING Patches of moderate to heavy rain will move into southeast PA early Thursday morning from the south. By sunrise Thursday, patches…

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