Accuweather Channel Forecast

10 Day Forecast

  • Sunday

    83° / 72°
    Humid; Few Showers/T-Storm 70%
  • Monday

    83° / 73°
    Humid; Showers and a T-Storm 70%
  • Tuesday

    84° / 72°
    Humid; Showers and a T-Storm 60%
  • Wednesday

    81° / 71°
    Humid; Showers and a T-Storm 70%
  • Thursday

    83° / 69°
    Humid; Showers and a T-Storm 60%
  • Friday

    87° / 68°
    Some Sun; Shower or T-Storm 40%
  • Saturday

    85° / 64°
    Some Sun; Shower or T-Storm 30%
  • Sunday

    83° / 65°
    Humid with a T-Storm Possible 30%
  • Monday

    81° / 64°
    Humid with a Shower or T-Storm 30%
  • Tuesday

    83° / 66°
    Hazy and Humid; a T-Storm 30%
Weather Forecast Discussion

Sticky and stormy all week with daily shower and thunderstorm chances

A few heavy downpours from time to time

TODAY: Warm and humid with clouds and some sun; a couple of showers and an afternoon thunderstorm. High: 83
 
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy and humid with a couple of showers and t-storms around. Low: 72

MONDAY: Mainly cloudy and humid with a few showers and a thunderstorm. High: 83 Low: 73

 

So which do you want first, the good news or the bad news? On the plus side, Sunday is looking less wet, cool, and breezy than Saturday turned out to be, as a rare July coastal low that was responsible for the wind and rain moves away. However, there is a minus side, and it’s one that lasts the entire week ahead. Today will be the first in a long string of days where the themes of our weather are sticky and stormy. While no one day will be a washout, shower and thunderstorm chances dot each and every day of the forecast through next weekend, complete with plenty of clouds and plenty of humidity. So get ready for a broken record forecast, and you probably won’t like the tune that our weather record is playing.

The heaviest rain from Saturday’s coastal low actually remained well to our southwest over parts of Virginia and Maryland, with areas west of the Chesapeake Bay picking up three to six inches of rain which caused some widespread flooding. Closer to home, rainfall totals generally ranged from a half inch to an inch and a half of rain, although there were a few locally higher amounts. It was mostly a light to moderate rain through most of the event, so no flooding issues were reported throughout eastern Pennsylvania and western New Jersey and a good soaking rain was welcomed by those areas that have largely missed the scattered thunderstorms over the past few weeks. Rainfall totals generally increased the farther south and west you traveled.

With that coastal low departing, some early morning showers and drizzle have ended, and we’re now left with lots of clouds and a tropical air mass which means high humidity. While most of the day on Sunday will be dry, a little hazy sun will try to develop as the day progresses, which will in turn likely cause some scattered showers and thunderstorms to develop, especially later today and overnight. Temperature-wise, we’ll do better than the 70s we were mired in all day on Saturday, as highs inch back up into the low 80s this afternoon. Some scattered thunderstorms may persist overnight as well, with a warm and muggy overnight low in the low 70s under mostly cloudy skies.

More or less, we then rinse and repeat this forecast all week long. Sure, the timing and coverage of the showers and thunderstorms will vary day to day, with some towns likely seeing repeated downpours and others perhaps missing most of the storms in true hit or miss fashion. But when a storm hits, heavy downpours and localized flooding will certainly be possible given the high humidity and high amount of moisture that is in the air. It’s impossible to pinpoint just where storms will pop each day, but hopefully we’ll be able to narrow down which days and time frames (morning, afternoon, or night) will be drier and which will be wetter as we go through the week.

So in essence, your forecast is a mostly cloudy one each day, with some hazy sun from time to time, and the repetitive chance of showers and thunderstorms possible anytime, although most days it is the afternoon and evening hours that will be favored. Friday and Saturday look to feature a little more sun and perhaps less thunderstorm coverage, but the chance persists so keep that umbrella handy all week. Highs will mostly be in the 80s, with how high into the 80s we go dependent on how much hazy sun we can muster up. Overnight lows will be warm and muggy and in the low 70s through midweek. While there is plenty of humidity in the forecast, there is no hot weather (90-degree days) in the foreseeable future.

Hang in for a sticky and locally wet ride this week, and enjoy the rest of your weekend!
 

 


Interactive Radars

Allentown, PA 18102

77°F

Overcast Feels like 79°
  • 9 mph SSE
  • 71%
  • 67°
  • 29.91 in
  • 5:50 AM
  • 8:26 PM

TONIGHT

72°F
Shower or T-Storm Around

  • 10 mph SE
  • 70%
  • 8:26 PM
  • Sunday

    83° / 72°
  • Monday

    83° / 73°
  • Tuesday

    84° / 72°
  • Wednesday

    81° / 71°
  • Thursday

    83° / 69°
  • Friday

    87° / 68°

Reading, PA 19605

77°F

Broken Clouds Feels like 79°
  • 9 mph SE
  • 74%
  • 68°
  • 29.87 in
  • 5:52 AM
  • 8:27 PM

TONIGHT

73°F
Shower or T-Storm Around

  • 8 mph SE
  • 70%
  • 8:27 PM
  • Sunday

    82° / 73°
  • Monday

    81° / 74°
  • Tuesday

    84° / 73°
  • Wednesday

    81° / 72°
  • Thursday

    84° / 70°
  • Friday

    87° / 67°

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Historical Averages

High Low
Current 83°F 72°F
Average 85°F 63°F
Record 101°F July 22, 1926 50°F July 22, 1939

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