First Alert Weather

Rain, Winds Hit During Friday Morning Commute

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What to Know

  • After a wet and slow commute Friday morning as rain moved through the Philadelphia region, conditions are clearing.
  • An earlier First Alert has expired.
  • Temps are expected too cool off this weekend.

Driver were ready for a rainy Friday morning that could slow down the commute.

A line of heavy rain and some storms moved through the Philadelphia area before noon Friday. Some of the rain was feared to possible cause street and highway flooding, especially in areas where falling leaves have clogged storm drains.

Tree limbs could also come down. Winds could reach 40 or 45 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph.

An earlier First Alert expired later in the morning.

After lunchtime, the weather will improve rapidly, and the evening commute looks fine.

Temps on Friday are expected to stick in the 60s for most of the daylight hours. Highs then cool down by the end of the weekend.

Make sure you download the NBC10 app for the latest weather alerts during this or any storm.

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