Severe Weather

Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
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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The Springfield Swim Club is a muddy mess this morning. The Darby Creek flooded yesterday and this place was underwater.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
August 08, 2019 - 8:23 am
SPRINGFIELD, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Another round of powerful summer storms flooded roads and knocked down trees and power lines. There's a lot of cleaning up to do in Delaware County, where Wednesday's severe storms rolled through. One sign of damage is at the Springfield Swim Club, near Darby...
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Tree down in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
July 23, 2019 - 6:37 am
UPDATED: 9 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The nasty storms that plowed through the region left behind a lot of damage and tens of thousands of people without power. In New Jersey, more than 300,000 homes and businesses were affected. Gov. Phil Murphy says many may not have thier power back for...
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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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Another round of severe weather leads to damage in parts of Bucks County. This is a home in Croydon.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
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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