For mid-October, it is going to be pretty mild outside this week. Every day will be in the 60s and 70s! This time of year, we should be around 67 degrees.
If you're wondering about fall foliage, click here for the latest report for the northeast. Northern Pennsylvania and northern New Jersey are either near peak or at peak color right now. The rest of PA and NJ are at moderate color. Within the next week or two, everywhere in the Delaware Valley should be at peak color or past it.
A cold front will bring us increasing showers and thunderstorms through the day today, October 15th. It will be warm, however, with a high in the low 70s.
Behind the cold front will be cooler air for Tuesday, October 16th. It will be mostly sunny and windy with a high in the low 60s.
High pressure will build in on Wednesday, October 17th. Skies will be mostly sunny, and it will be a bit milder with a high in the mid 60s.
We'll remain under high pressure on Thursday, October 18th, but out ahead of our next cold front temperatures will be almost 10 degrees warmer than Wednesday. We will enjoy plenty of sun and a high of 75.
The cold front will be on our doorstep on Friday, October 19th, and we'll still be in the warm sector. Sun will give way to increasing clouds and showers and thunderstorms will arive late in the day. The high again will be around 75.
Right now, it looks like low pressure will impact our weather for the majority of the weekend. It will be parked over New Jersey on Saturday, October 20th, bringing cooler (but seasonable) temperatures and showers and thunderstorms. The high will be in the upper 60s.
Low pressure will gradually slide toward the north and east on Sunday, October 21st, but showers and thunderstorms will still be possible until the low gets far enough away from the Delaware Valley. The high will be in the upper 60s.
Enjoy this 60's and 70's week ahead, and be sure to check out Phillyweather.net for updated forecasts!