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Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP
April 20, 2019 - 9:29 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A strong storm system barreling through the South on Friday killed an 8-year-old girl in Florida and threatened to bring tornadoes to large parts of the Carolinas and southern Virginia. A tree fell onto a house in Woodville, Florida, south of Tallahassee, killing the girl and...
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7:54am CDT #SPC Day1 Outlook Enhanced Risk: from the western carolinas to portions of pennsylvania and ohio
Courtesy of the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center
Andrew Kramer
April 14, 2019 - 11:43 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have some storms in the forecast for our area, and they could impact your commute to work tomorrow morning. Forecasters say a line of storms are expected to pass through our region overnight. 7:54am CDT #SPC Day1 Outlook Enhanced Risk: from the western carolinas to...
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Jacob Ford/Odessa American via AP
April 13, 2019 - 8:46 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Two children were killed and about a dozen people were injured in Texas Saturday after powerful storms spawned at least one suspected tornado and damaged several homes, authorities said. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office said an 8-year-old and a 3-year-old died when strong winds...
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Lake Michigan at 31st Street Harbor, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, in Chicago.
Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo
January 31, 2019 - 8:16 am
By Michael Tarm and Corey Williams, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The painfully cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep freeze was expected to ease Thursday, though temperatures could still tumble to record lows in some places before the region begins to thaw out...
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Snow squall warnings have been issued.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
John McDevitt
January 30, 2019 - 8:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's something new: The National Weather service is issuing snow squall warnings. Despite that, lots of people were caught off guard Wednesday when a squall blew in to the region. The wind was cold and strong, the snow blinding. It came fast, catching many drivers and...
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Snow Plow
January 30, 2019 - 2:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A snow squall warning is in effect until 3 p.m. for Philadelphia and its surrounding counties. The National Weather Service says this will impact road conditions on portions of interstates: I-276, I-295, I-476 and I-495 near Philadelphia; I-76 near Elverson, Pa.; I-...
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Chicago's El trains move along snow-covered tracks Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Chicago. The plunging temperatures expected later this week that have forecasters especially concerned.
Kiichiro Sato/AP
January 30, 2019 - 8:30 am
UPDATED: 12:50 p.m. BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures on Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,600 flights from Chicago's airports. The cold even prompted the U.S...
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Andrew Kramer
January 20, 2019 - 7:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- After a weekend full of precipitation, icy roads now become a major concern. That's thanks to bitter cold temperatures we'll be experiencing the rest of the night and tomorrow. After all that rain ended, Jonathan O'Brien with the National Weather Service out of Mount...
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Mike Dougherty
January 12, 2019 - 9:03 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- As the partial government shutdown enters a record-setting 22nd day, hundreds of thousands of federal employees are still showing up to work without getting paid. Once agency that's affected is the National Weather Service. Typically, there are two or three...
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Two earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee
December 12, 2018 - 7:30 am
By Nicole Chavez and Joe Sutton (CNN) -- Two earthquakes struck near eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, rattling people awake across several Southeast states. The United States Geological Survey says the temblors hit near Decatur, Tennessee. The first one, a preliminary 4.4-magnitude earthquake,...
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