Friday & Weekend Outlook

Updated Thu 10:34 PM — The forecast continues to evolve for the weekend. First, an upper air wave moving through on Friday will trigger showers and thunderstorms in far northwest areas mid Friday afternoon and these storms will move near the immediate PHL area late afternoon into the evening. Most but not all of the activity northwest of the city.

CAPE values are forecast to exceed 2200 j/kg, so strong storms are possible, but severe not expected.

The front sinks slowly through our area on Saturday. Strong storms and showers possible throughout the day, but late afternoon and evening are the most likely times.

Sunday and Monday are  looking better and better. Tomorrow’s Weekend Weather forecast will nail things down

Updated Thu 7:42 AM — The forecast for the weekend continues to improve, as the GFS now shows more spotty precip during the day and the heaviest rain during the evening hours. Most models show clearing by Sunday afternoon. Monday looks good.

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