Weather Authority: Severe Thunderstorm Watch through Weds. evening

The Philadelphia area is slated for hot and humid Wednesday with strong storms.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect until 9 p.m. 

High winds and heavy rain are expected. Wind gusts could rise to 60 mph or greater. Flash flooding may bring 1-3 inches of rain to the region.

Temperatures are expected to reach a high of around 90 degrees.

The region is expected to dry out from Thursday through the weekend with sunny conditions and temperatures in the mid-80s.

Video shows flooding in Media, Pa. Wednesday afternoon as the severe weather moved in. 

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WEDNESDAY: PM thunderstorms. High: 90 Low: 71

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny. High: 89 Low: 71

FRIDAY: Mostly  sunny. High: 86 Low: 65

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny. High: 85 Low: 65

SUNDAY: Mostly sunny. High: 86 Low: 68