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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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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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 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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Final Call Ice Map for Sunday & Second Call Snowfall Forecast for Sunday into Monday

Mother Nature is delivering back to back punches over the next couple of days. Ice Storm Warnings, Winter Storm Watches and Advisories have been issued for most Pennsylvania counties. The first punch Mother Nature will bring will be in the form of a wintry mix, mainly in the form of sleet and freezing rain during…

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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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Flash Flooding Once Again Possible This Weekend

Over the past several weeks, many areas of the state have dealt with their fair share of flash flooding. Unfortunately more heavy downpours are expected this weekend across the region. Flash flooding has already begun in Southwest PA (Friday Evening), where multiple flash flood warnings have been issued and nearly a dozen flash flooding incidents…

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