PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - The Philadelphia area is slated for a warm and muggy Wednesday with areas of patchy fog early in the day.
Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop in the afternoon. Temperatures will top out at 82 degrees.
Rain is expected to remain in the forecast through Friday.
Meanwhile, hurricane and storm surge watches have been issued as Hurricane Florence, a strong Category 4 storm, closes in on the Carolinas. The Philadelphia area may not see impacts of the storm until Monday.
#FLORENCE MAINTAINS AN IMPRESSIVE EYE STRUCTURE— Mike Masco (@MikeMasco) September 12, 2018
At this point we need it to "wink" and go through an eye-wall replacement as it's making landfall. Maybe..just maybe it will lessen the blow on the NC/SCcoast? @FOX29philly pic.twitter.com/uW9aazWZa6
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WEDNESDAY: Areas of patchy fog early. Foggy early with scattered thunderstorms developing this afternoon. Low: 71 High: 82
THURSDAY: A few isolated thunderstorms developing during the afternoon. Low: 70 High: 79
FRIDAY: A few thunderstorms possible. Low: 67 High: 76
SATURDAY: Considerable cloudiness. Low: 64 High: 79
SATURDAY: Mix of sun and clouds. Low: 65 High: 81