AccuWeather: Near record warmth Monday, then turning wet & windy

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PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Meteorologist Brittany Boyer says it's back to the 70s Monday before a storm brings heavy rain and strong winds to the area.

TONIGHT: It's a mostly cloudy night with some showers passing to our north. Temperatures will be very mild as a warm front lifts through the area, low 58.

MONDAY: We're in the warm sector ahead of a cold front and our next storm. It's mostly cloudy and breezy with with breaks of sun during the afternoon, high 76. The record high temperature for Monday in Philadelphia is 76 degrees set back in 2010. By Monday evening a few showers and thunderstorms will develop. The heaviest rain arrives Monday night and continues through Tuesday morning. A flash flood watch is in effect for Burlington, Ocean and Mercer counties with 1.5"-2.5"+ possible.

TUESDAY: Winds will be increasing and temperatures will likely fall into the 50s during the day. We'll still have plenty of showers around making for a damp, windy and chilly day.

WEDNESDAY: A lingering shower is possible, but the storm will likely be pulling away. Winds will still be gusty, especially at the shore with gusts greater than 40 mph possible, high 61.

THURSDAY: Finally some improvement! It's partly sunny and seasonable, high 64. Our next storm moving from the west could start to push into the region overnight.

FRIDAY: Cloudy and breezy with rain and a thunderstorm, high 65.

SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy with a couple of showers possible, high 63.

SUNDAY: Clouds and some sun, high 65.

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