More of Pennsylvania Now Under Risk of Strong to Severe Thunderstorms on Thursday (Future Radar Timing + Updated Map)

Scattered thunderstorms are expected to form ahead of a weak front Thursday afternoon, especially across the eastern half of the state. However, all of the state except NWPA has been added to the Marginal Risk, accompanied by the expanded Slight Risk. Morning scattered rain showers and cloud cover does create some uncertainty as to when…

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Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Thursday; Damaging Winds & A Few Tornadoes Poss.

Our very slow start to severe weather season continues, but as temperatures warm back up, so will our opportunities for the usual summertime afternoon thunderstorms. Our next chance for strong to severe thunderstorms is Thursday. Showers will develop in central and western PA Thursday morning in the warm sector ahead of an approaching weak trough.…

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Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Expected Wednesday; Damaging Winds, Hail & Isolated Tornadoes Possible

After an unusually quiet start to severe storm season here in PA, Wednesday looks to bring the potential for two lines of thunderstorms ahead of a cold front. Typically when looking at a linear threat, damaging winds are the main risk, and that will apply on Wednesday as well. We also cannot rule out isolated…

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Heat Continues This Weekend With A Marginal Risk of Strong Storms Sunday

The heat will continue this weekend, with highs getting into the 80s across most of the state. A few places may even hit the 90 degree mark, likely near Philadelphia. Mostly sunny skies are expected overhead today, and partly cloudy skies are likely Saturday and Sunday. A few spotty showers/storms are possible Saturday afternoon and…

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Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Possible Wednesday In Much of PA; Damaging Wind & Isolated Tornado Threat

We are back talking about the threat of severe thunderstorms both today and Thursday. A cold front sweeping in from the northwest will interact with a moist air mass over much of the state and result in the development of pop-up strong to severe thunderstorms today. Threats include damaging winds and isolated tornadoes. The hail…

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Final Day of Scattered Strong to Severe Storms Today (Saturday); Damaging Wind Threat

Our streak of severe weather is finally set to end today. It has been an impressive run for any time of the year, but especially late August. From here we will enter an up and down pattern, with frequent temperature swings and chances for rainfall. It’s hard to believe there are only four months left…

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Scattered Strong to Severe Thunderstorms Likely Friday in Much of Pennsylvania; Damaging Wind & Hail Threat

Yet another round of scattered thunderstorms is on tap for today, some of which may be strong to severe. Primary threats include damaging winds in intense cells and isolated hail. THUNDERSTORM TIMING Storms will develop starting just lunchtime, and move east through the state as the afternoon progresses. Below is future radar from the HRRR…

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Enhanced Risk for Severe Thunderstorms In Parts of PA Thursday; Damaging Winds, Large Hail, & Tornadoes Possible

As Hurricane Laura continues to move inland, we will be monitoring that and also the threat for severe thunderstorms here in Pennsylvania Thursday (not associated with Laura). Scattered supercells possibly containing damaging winds, large hail, and isolated tornadoes will develop in New York State and move southeast. The bigger tornado threat looks to be north…

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Multi-Day Severe Thunderstorm Threat in Pennsylvania From Wednesday to Saturday; Major Hurricane Laura Making Landfall Tonight

An unusual stretch of severe weather potential will continue all the way through Saturday here in Pennsylvania. Each day will feature different risks in different areas, and you can find those details below. In addition, Major Hurricane Laura will make a devastating landfall early Thursday morning likely as a Category Four with wind gusts of…

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Severe Thunderstorms Likely Tuesday in Parts of Pennsylvania; Enhanced Damaging Wind Threat

The weather has been quiet for a while, but we are once again having a lot thrown at us at once. From severe storms possible in PA both Tuesday and Wednesday, to a major hurricane landfall Thursday morning in Texas or Louisiana, there is a lot to talk about. Potent clusters of severe thunderstorms with…

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Severe Thunderstorms With Enhanced Tornado Threat Possible Sunday in Eastern & Central Pennsylvania

UPDATE: This threat shifted more to Sunday AM. A Slight Risk is still up for the late afternoon and evening, but severe thunderstorm activity looks to be very isolated.   We are temporarily shifting our attention away from Hurricane Isaias, as there are more imminent weather threats in Pennsylvania this weekend. Not only do we…

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Storms Possible in Eastern PA This Afternoon; Heat Continues With Humidity Rising Today

After many locations across the commonwealth have set records for the hottest July, why not add on another hot and steamy day? Heat Advisories have been issued in southeast PA for indexes up to 105F today, but all of us will be feeling the increased humidity near 60%. Temperatures will remain hot tomorrow, before gradually…

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