Strong Storms, Hail Possible Across Philly Region Tuesday Evening: NWS

A Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued by the National Weather Service. Strong storms, localized flooding and even hail is possible.

0By Updated September 5, 2017
Strong Storms, Hail Possible Across Philly Region Tuesday Evening: NWS

Some thunderstorms late this afternoon and evening could produce locally damaging winds and even large hail, the National Weather Service warns in a Hazardous Weather Outlook.

"There is at least some potential for heavy rainfall tonight. Localized flooding is possible, particularly in urban and poor-drainage areas," the Hazardous Weather Outlook says.

The stormy conditions are expected to linger into Wednesday, when there is at least "some potential" for heavy rainfall and localized flooding is also possible then, too, according to the forecast.

According to the Weather Channel, isolated thunderstorms could start as early at 7 p.m. in the Philadelphia region. Storms are expected to continue off and on overnight and into the morning.

Here is the forecast:

This Afternoon: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. Southwest wind around 14 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 8pm and 2am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday: Occasional showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 69. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Wednesday Night: Showers. Low around 56. North wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. West wind 7 to 10 mph.