Arthur Is a Hurricane;
Flooding Could Hit Region

A soggy holiday weekend approaches.

NBC 10 reports on the spate of soggy weekend weather approaching the Philadelphia region:

The National Weather Service upgraded Tropical Storm Arthur to a hurricane early Thursday morning and continued to reiterate its warnings that flash floods could hit the region.

A flash flood watch began for most of the area Thursday morning and will continue into Friday afternoon as Tropical Storm Arthur moves up the east coast.

The cold front, which moved into the region on Wednesday, will become nearly stationary over our area on Thursday, leading to severe weather and potential flooding.

The National Weather Service adds: “This is NOT Super Storm Sandy or Irene. No landfall is expected in New Jersey or Delaware.”