Flood Watch Now Lasts Through Sunday Night

Flood Watch Now Lasts Through Sunday Night

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  • WARMER, POP UP STORMS SATURDAY

    Friday, July 25 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-07-25 21:26:27 GMT

    A brief warm up with higher humidity is in store starting Saturday.

    Saturday: H-87 L-65

    A brief warm up with higher humidity is in store starting Saturday. We will remain mostly sunny with the possibility of pop up thunderstorms towards the late afternoon. By Sunday, highs will climb near 90 with an increasing chance of storms. Heading into the workweek, we will see a strong cold front work through Monday leaving behind cooler temperature by midweek.

    Saturday: H-87 L-65

    Sunday: H-89 L-71

PHILADELPHIA -

A Flood Watch issued by the National Weather Service has been extended through Sunday night as a large, slow-moving rainmaker moves through the region.

The Flood Watch is up for northern Delaware along with parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

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Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are expected with a few areas probably receiving close to 4 inches of rain.

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The rain started falling before Saturday morning in Philadelphia. Some of the heaviest rain will fall overnight, but there's now expected to be a second round of heavy rain on Sunday afternoon.

"Heavy rains will fall overnight, but there will be a second round of heavy rains Sunday afternoon," the weather service says.

As a result of these periods of excessive rainfall, there could be flooding in areas with poor drainage, urban areas and along small creeks and streams.

The flooding could continue for several hours after the rains have ended.

And out FOX Futurecast shows there could even be a little bit of mixed precipitation on the back end of this storm early Monday in our area...

 

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