A WATCH means atmospheric conditions are right for a tornado to happen, but it does not mean a tornado is occurring.
The watch is in effect for:
Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester; Delaware; Lancaster counties
Atlantic; Burlington; Camden; Cape May; Cumberland; Gloucester; Salem counties
Kent; New Castle; Sussex counties
FLASH FLOOD WATCH: In effect across the entire region from noon until this evening. Downpours are possible in today's humid air mass. The ground is already fairly saturated from last Friday's rains from Tropical Storm Andrea. Run-off will quickly flood poor-drainage roads and flashy creeks and streams where the heavy rain develops.
TONIGHT: It's mostly cloudy and humid with more spotty showers or thunderstorms around. The overnight low in the city will drop to 67. Some suburbs could hit about 64.
TUESDAY: It's still humid with a mix of clouds and sun. A pop up shower or thunderstorm is possible during the afternoon as a cold front pushes through. The high is 83.
WEDNESDAY: It's breezy with another blend of sun and clouds. A shower or thunderstorm is possible at night. The high: 84.
THURSDAY: Clouds and sun mix again. It's still unsettled with another round of heavy showers and drenching thunderstorms possible in the afternoon. The high: 78.
FRIDAY: The instability ends and high pressure arrives, bringing us no worse that partly sunny skies. It will also be pleasant with lower humidity. The high: 80.
SATURDAY: It's mostly sunny and nice. The high: 83.
SUNDAY: It's partly sunny with a high of 84.
MONDAY: It's a mix of clouds and sun, with the return of higher humidity. A shower or thunderstorm is possible. The high: 82.