Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Threats on Friday – 5.27.22

Severe Thunderstorm and Flash Flooding Threats on Friday – 5.27.22

FINAL BRIEFING – 5.27.22 at 7:47 AM

There has been little change to the forecast overnight as we are still expecting a round of showers and thunderstorms to move through the region later this afternoon and evening.  Some storms may be strong to severe and produce damaging winds, large hail, and flash flooding. An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out either. Since the last update, a Flood Watch has been issued for areas north and west of I-95. More info can be found on the attached graphics.

Hazardous Weather:  Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding.

Locations affected:  New Jersey, southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the Eastern Shore of Maryland.

Timing:  Afternoon and evening

Impacts:  Damaging winds and flash flooding will be the primary threats.

Confidence on occurrence:  Confidence is high that showers and thunderstorms will impact the region later today. Confidence is high on timing, though moderate regarding how widespread severe weather and flash flooding will be.

BRIEFING 5.26.22 at 7:55 PM

There has been little change to the forecast as we are still expecting a round of showers and thunderstorms to move through the region Friday – mainly for the afternoon and evening period.

Some storms may be strong to severe and produce damaging winds, flash flooding, and the potential for an isolated tornado. The general trend will be for the storm threat to progress through the area west to east with further timing details in the attached graphic.

Hazardous Weather:  Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding.

Locations affected:  New Jersey, southeastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, and the eastern shore of Maryland.

Timing:  Afternoon and evening (see attached graphic)

Impacts:  Damaging winds and flash flooding will be the primary threats.

Confidence on occurrence:  Confidence is high that showers and thunderstorms will impact the region on Friday, moderate on timing, and low regarding how widespread severe weather and flash flooding will be.