Severe Weather

Tim Jimenez
July 18, 2019 - 7:27 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dangerous heat has been making the Delaware Valley an uncomfortable place to be. At its peak, high temperatures and humidity will team up Thursday to make it feel like it's 105 degrees. Whether on a bike or on foot, for a walk or run, many hit Kelly Drive on Thursday'...
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A man tries to bike through the flooding from the rains of storm Barry on LA Hwy 675 in New Iberia, La., Sunday, July 14, 2019.
Henrietta Wildsmith/The Shreveport Times via AP
July 15, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Rebecca Santana and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans from catastrophic flooding, but it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimeters) of rain and transformed part of the Mississippi Delta into "an ocean."...
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People check out the waves on Lakeshore Drive in New Orleans, La., Friday, July 12, 2019, as water moves in from Lake Pontchartrain from the storm surge from Tropical Storm Barry in the Gulf of Mexico.
Matthew Hinton/AP Photo
July 12, 2019 - 11:16 am
UPDATED: 7/13/19 1:20 p.m. By Kevin McGill and Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Carrying "off the chart" amounts of moisture, sprawling Hurricane Barry crawled slowly toward shore, knocking out power on the Gulf Coast and dumping heavy rains that could last for days in a test...
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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
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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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Another round of severe weather leads to damage in parts of Bucks County. This is a home in Croydon.
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Tim Jimenez
June 03, 2019 - 7:29 am
UPDATED: 10 a.m. CROYDON, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Strong storms rolled through the region Sunday, and parts of Bucks County were hit the hardest. The National Weather Service says straight-line winds sent trees crashing into homes. A Croydon man is counting his blessings. When the skies turned dark,...
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Arkansas River Flooding
Yell County Sheriff's Department via AP
June 01, 2019 - 5:00 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Crews were making a "last ditch effort" on Saturday to save low-lying parts of a small Arkansas city from floodwaters pouring through a breached levee, and authorities downstream were warning people to leave a neighborhood that sits across the swollen river from the state...
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Swimming in Creek
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Dan Wing
June 01, 2019 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the summer season about to hit full stride, state officials are warning residents to play it safe as they hit Pennsylvania's waterways whether it be for swimming, fishing or boating. As we saw this week with the drowning death of a teen in Bucks County, storms...
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swollen creek
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Dan Wing
May 31, 2019 - 8:16 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The vicious storms that pounded the Philadelphia region this week resulted in at least one death in Bucks County. Middletown, Pa., police say 16-year-old Phil Oseredzuk was kayaking in the flood-swollen Mill Creek off Snowball Drive on Wednesday night when that kayak...
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A downed tree is shown near Linden Middle School in Doylestown.
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Mike Dougherty
May 30, 2019 - 7:10 am
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The weather threat continues Thursday afternoon even as cleanup begins from severe storms Wednesday night. One of the areas hardest hit is Doylestown. Massive trees were thrown to the ground on East Court street, bringing down power lines with them. This downed...
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