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Workers spread salt on walkways at the Frankford Transportation Center.
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Tim Jimenez
November 13, 2019 - 9:53 am
Wednesday morning was the coldest of the season as an arctic air mass settled over the Delaware Valley. While not leaving the house and snuggling up with a blanket may be the preference, for so many that's just isn’t the reality.
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A jogger braves temperatures in the teens as he goes for a run Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Snow and icy conditions are snarling traffic and closing or delaying schools in parts of the Northeast and South.
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AP News
November 12, 2019 - 1:56 pm
Snow and cold records fell from the Plains to the Great Lakes and beyond as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday.
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File photo of icicles in a snowstorm.
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Mike Dougherty
October 14, 2019 - 4:30 am
Winter is on the horizon, and now's the time to make sure your house and car are ready for the long haul.
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Driving Away the Cold event
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Mark Abrams
October 08, 2019 - 1:23 pm
More than 1,000 students from four elementary schools within the School District of Philadelphia had the chance to pick out new winter coats during an event at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Tuesday. Read more here.
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spotted lanternfly.
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The frigid, wet winter weather we've experienced so far this winter may have a positive benefit: a reduction in the spotted lanternfly population. Those colorful pests - which pose a danger to fruit trees, grape vines, hardwoods and ornamentals in several counties in...
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Code Blue
KYW Newsradio
Rachel Kurland
February 18, 2019 - 12:33 pm
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services has advised a Code Blue to go into effect Monday at 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. on Tuesday. "Temperatures are expected to drop well below freezing," said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez in a press release. "...
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Flu Season
Dreamstime
February 06, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We are in the hub of cold and flu season. If you are under the weather, you're probably thinking, "I want an antibiotic to get me through this." Actually,...
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Prisoners call out to protesters and family members gathers outside the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal prison where prisoners have been without heat, hot water, electricity and proper sanitation due to an electrical failure earlier in the week.
AP Photo/Kathy Willens
February 03, 2019 - 3:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Some demonstrators protesting the lack of heat and electricity at a federal detention center in New York City attempted to enter the facility Sunday, and witnesses said guards drove them back with pushes, shoves and pepper spray. A reporter and photographer for The Associated Press...
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Snow Roads
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 31, 2019 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Why is the United States facing such a sudden, extreme cold snap? Stephen Strader, assistant professor of geography and the environment at Villanova University, says climate is influenced by jet streams. "The jet stream separates cold air to the north and warm air to...
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Fire truck.
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Justin Udo
January 31, 2019 - 3:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Believe it or not, the subzero temperatures plaguing our region are also giving opportunity to potential fire hazards that experts want you to be aware of. Check your heating source, and treat it right. That's something Philadelphia Fire Department battalion Chief...
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