Washington and Baltimore to take the storm's brunt
February 20, 2019 - 6:46 am
By Judson Jones, CNN (CNN) -- A potent winter storm is poised to deliver a mixture of snow, sleet, freezing rain and possible flooding across much of the eastern United States through Thursday. More than 117 million people in the country, many from the Plains and Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and...
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Snow Roads
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — AAA is encouraging drivers to be prepared for the worst when out in the snow as they give some tips, tricks, and helpful advice for drivers who find themselves on the roads during the upcoming snow storm. "No one ever plans to get stuck," said Jana Tidwell with AAA...
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Lancaster Ave in Ardmore
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
February 12, 2019 - 6:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As winter weather moves into the Philadelphia region again, commuters are advised to stay cautious. It seems that Philadelphia International Airport is seeing the biggest impact from the winter weather Tuesday morning with 70 cancelled flights. There are some delays...
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KYW Newsradio, file
Andrew Kramer
February 11, 2019 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two winter storms in less than 24 hours have forced road crews to work round-the-clock. It also prompted Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday to declare a state of emergency across all of New Jersey, effective at midnight through Tuesday. Gov. Murphy say conditions will be far...
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An ominous Philadelphia skyline as seen from Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 11, 2019 - 1:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A snowy day means extra work for some people in the Delaware Valley. For others, it means they get to play. Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park is always a popular place for people looking for some wintertime fun. What may have been a run-of-the-mill snow day for most...
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Ridge Pike in Conshohocken
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Mark Abrams
February 11, 2019 - 6:50 am
UPDATED: 2:30 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Snow plows and salt trucks worked through the morning on Monday to keep the roads clear for commuters, especially those who had a late start. People were out and about, keeping up with their morning commute routines to kick off the work week. By...
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As it gets colder, wet roads may create problems for drivers.
KYW Newsradio, file
Justin Udo
February 10, 2019 - 2:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation goes into overdrive as they work to keep motorists safe with the expected onslaught of inclement weather. It's all hands on deck for PennDOT as they look to keep area roadways clear during the latest round of winter...
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SEPTA Prime Mover
Courtesy of SEPTA
Mike DeNardo
February 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Heavy snow does more than make roads slippery. It can pile up on rail tracks. But SEPTA now has a new weapon to keep one of its lines moving. The Norristown High Speed Line is especially susceptible to drifting snow because its tracks are on higher ground in Delaware...
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indoor plumbing
Hadas Kuznits
January 30, 2019 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With temperatures expected to drop to the single digits Wednesday night, some residents in the Philadelphia area might have some plumbing and heating issues. Registered master plumber Art Abraham says extreme cold can take a toll on pipes. "When water becomes ice, it...
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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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