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Jalana Furlough carries her son Drew Furlough as Terrian Jones carries Chance Furlough on Belfast Street near Eagle Street in New Orleans after flooding from a tropical wave system in the Gulf Mexico that dumped lots of rain in Wednesday, July 10, 2019.
Matthew Hinton/AP Photo
July 11, 2019 - 8:08 am
By Kevin McGill and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A potential tropical storm brewing in the Gulf of Mexico presents twin troubles for coastal Louisiana and Mississippi — the possibility that the flooded Mississippi River will be lapping at the tops of levees this weekend, and...
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Flooding
Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP
July 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino...
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Flooding
Dave Dildine/WTOP via AP
July 08, 2019 - 1:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region. Water gushed into the press workspace in the basement near the White House's West Wing. Government...
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Big puddle: the rain drops falling in a puddle and drops of water on the surface ripples, water bubble and black reflection in a puddle, gray-blue color of the water. - stock photo
Sergeybor / Getty Images
June 29, 2019 - 7:03 pm
UPDATED: 10:00 PM PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A series of storms have swept through our region this weekend and now thousands have been left without power. Saturday afternoon kicked off the list of alert issued that would begin with "Watches" and end with "Warnings" from Pennsylvania to New...
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Dr. Robert Traver discusses the role of plants in the urban stormwater runoff research he conducts in Philadelphia.
Courtesy of Villanova University
Mark Abrams
June 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) —A Villanova professor says public parks can and do play a major role in helping cities manage stormwater. Dr. Robert Traver, who heads Villanova's civil and environmental engineering programs, said Philadelphia's Water Department is doing well in recognizing the...
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In this March 8, 2017, file photo, the carcass of a dead goat lies in the desert in a drought-stricken area near Bandar Beyla in Somalia.
Ben Curtis/AP Photo
June 05, 2019 - 10:32 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer's end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. U.N. Undersecretary-General Mark Lowcock says...
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Courtesy of the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center
Molly Daly
May 19, 2019 - 3:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The weather that's left the plains states reeling is headed our way. Although the storms the system's spawning have been wild, Jason Franklin, meteorologist in charge at the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly, says they're not unusual for the plains states at this...
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Broad Street Run
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
May 03, 2019 - 1:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On the final hurdle before the official race, athletes lined up at registration tables at the Pennsylvania Convention Center Friday to collect bibs and T-shirts for the 40th annual Broad Street Run. Runners at the Convention Center claim their bibs for Sunday's Broad...
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According to a study released in April 2019 in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, even light rain significantly increases the risk of a fatal car crash.
Nick Ut/AP Photo
April 23, 2019 - 2:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study finds that even light rain significantly increases your risk of a fatal car crash. Researchers found the wetter the roads, the deadlier they become, with rain, snow and ice increasing the risk of car crashes by 34 percent. Light rain increases the fatal car crash risk...
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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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