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Quick Hitting Friday Evening Storm Makes for a Messy Commute



    First Alert Weather: Rain, Cold Weather on the Way

    If you're sick of the rain in our region, we have some bad news for you: there's more on the way. Your weekend will see some rain and the following work week will bring in cold temperatures, giving us a taste of winter. But how long will the rain and the cold last? NBC10 Chief meteorologist Tammie Souza has your forecast.

    (Published Friday, Nov. 9, 2018)

    A quick hitting, but potent November storm that’s pounding areas from Texas to Maine will arrive in our area later Friday afternoon and stretch into the evening.

    Expect a chilly, raw, and breezy afternoon.

    A raw, chilly and gusty wind will continue into the evening out of the east-northeast at 15-25 mph. It’s the type of wind that sends a chill right through you and also can turn your umbrella inside out.

    You’ll want a good quality umbrella, a raincoat and rain boots for the latter half of Friday if you have plans that take you outside. A wall of the heaviest rain is expected between 4 p.m. and 11 p.m. In this short window of time, anywhere between 0.50-inches and 1.50-inches of rain will fall.

    NBC10 First Alert Weather: Rainy Friday

    [PHI] NBC10 First Alert Weather: Rainy Friday

    Temperatures are in the high 40s but feels like its in the low 40s midday Friday as we track some major showers moving through our area into Saturday morning. We are expecting the showers ramp up around rush hour so expect some extra traffic on your commute home. 

    (Published Friday, Nov. 9, 2018)

    Since many storm drains are clogged with leaves, areas of flooding could be an issue for the evening commute. In addition to pockets of flooding, streets and sidewalks will be slippery from all of the wet leaves.

    There could be some airport and travel delays due to the timing of the heavy rain and also other East Coast airports impacted by the storm.

    The rain ends afternoon midnight leaving us with a wind-whipped, cold Saturday.