Heavy Downpours & Flash Flood Warning in Effect

The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning from 2 pm on October 11 through 6 am Friday, October 12.

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for Southeastern Pennsylvania, mostly along and southeast of the Interstate 95 corridor, Delaware, Northeastern Maryland, Central and Southern New Jersey.

Heavy downpours from showers and thunderstorms could cause fast-rising water on roads, streams, creeks and poor drainage areas. .Showers will develop through today with the heaviest rainfall expected this afternoon through late tonight. Rainfall totals  of 2 to 4 inches, with locally higher amounts, will fall during this time.

According to the National Weather Service flash flooding is possible on roadways and especially in areas of poor drainage. Minor flooding along small streams and creeks is possible as well.

See extended forecast from 6ABC AcuuWeather  through the weekend.

TONIGHT: Look for lots of clouds with downpours likely at times and flooding. The rain will clear the coast before sunrise, but flooding issues could linger. The air becomes less humid and it’s breezy and cooler with a low around 62.

FRIDAY: Morning clouds give way quickly to some sun. Look for a cool, breezy day with no worse than partly sunny skies. The high is a much cooler 65.

SATURDAY: Sunrise temperatures will be very chilly: in the mid to upper 40s! In the afternoon, we see a mix of clouds and sunshine with an exceptionally cool high of just 58. It’s a great day to go pick your pumpkin, but bundle up a bit! The same goes for night time plans. Temperatures will fall into the 50s in the evening with overnight lows of 43 in Philadelphia and the upper 30s in some suburbs!

SUNDAY: We expect a good deal of sunshine mixing with a few clouds. It’s still chilly. Sunrise temperatures are in the mid to upper 40s again! The afternoon high is 61