July 14, 2015
Philadelphia International Airport was reporting delays Tuesday due to weather.
The airport reported departure delays averaging an hour as well as arrival delays of about 15 minutes.
Travelers are encouraged to contact their airlines for their flight status.
Due to t-storms, we are currently experiencing departure delays averaging 1 hr & arrival delays averaging 15 min. Contact airline for status— PHLAirport (@PHLAirport) July 14, 2015
The National Weather Service issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Philadelphia region which could impact the region into Wednesday morning, as heavy rain could cause localized flooding and at times hazardous conditions for drivers.
The weather service reported at least one foot of water on Route 73 where it meets the Atlantic City Expressway in Atlantic County. More than three inches of rain had fallen by late morning in Upper Deerfield Township, Cumberland County.
Drivers are reminded not to drive through areas where water covers the roadway.
Tuesday night: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 2 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. Northwest wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. North wind 9 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.