National Weather Service

Runners and bikers on Kelly drive are trying to beat the heat -- in October.
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Tim Jimenez
October 02, 2019 - 7:14 am
The Philadelphia region is preparing for a possible record-high temperature Wednesday. The forecast is for 92 degrees, going well past the record for this day of 87 degrees.
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Trump displays Hurricane Dorian map
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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 12:04 pm
The head of the National Weather Service said forecasters in Birmingham did the right thing Sept. 1 when they tried to combat public panic and rumors that Hurricane Dorian posed a threat to Alabama, a claim made by President Donald Trump. Read more here.
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Residents of the Boardwalk RV Park discuss the path of a possible waterspout or tornado, generated by Hurricane Dorian, struck the area.
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AP News
September 05, 2019 - 7:25 am
As Hurricane Dorian blows off the coast of the Carolinas, forecasters are predicting high storm surges and drenching rains that could trigger flooding and unleash environmental hazards in areas still recovering from last year's Hurricane Florence.
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Antionette Lee
August 18, 2019 - 10:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you notice some excessive heat and soaring temperatures on Sunday, get used to it for the next couple of days because another heat wave is here. Scorching heat, thick humidity and wet afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Meteorologist Jonathan O'Brien with National...
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Mark Abrams
August 13, 2019 - 7:15 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We have some more storms on the way today. A flash flood watch for most of the Philadelphia area goes into effect from 2 p.m. Tuesday to midnight. And if it seems like we've had a lot of storms lately, you're right. The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J.,...
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John McDevitt
August 09, 2019 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you think we've had more severe thunderstorm warnings and tornadoes this year than last year, you would be right. Just ask Dover Cub Scout Michael Ratliff, who learned a thing or two about tornadoes at the Franklin Institute's "Changing Earth" exhibit, which...
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July 24, 2019 - 7:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While Monday's storms mostly left the people of South Jersey nothing but headaches, with power outages, toppled trees and flooding, Mother Nature did provide a pretty unusual sight Tuesday night. The National Weather Service says, while they may have looked like...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 20, 2019 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia may be approaching some record weather temperatures this weekend. Meteorologist Jonathan O'Brien with the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly confirms it's not your imagination, it is unusually hot this weekend. "We're gonna be close to some records...
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Gulf Coast keeps guard up as Barry continues drenching
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July 13, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Storm Barry dumped rain as it slowly swept inland through Gulf Coast states Sunday, sparing New Orleans from a direct hit but stoking fears elsewhere of flooding, tornadoes, and prolonged power outages. Though the system's winds were...
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Tornado damage in Mount Holly, N.J.
National Weather Service
Mike Dougherty
July 12, 2019 - 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tornado touched down in Mount Laurel on Thursday, say experts at the National Weather Service, who were out to survey the damage. It was the second in less than a week. With wind speeds of about 90 miles per hour, the tornado didn't really threaten to cause...
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