Storms

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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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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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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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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KYW Newsradio, file
Justin Udo
May 28, 2019 - 8:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday evening's storms caused lots of power outages and damage throughout the Delaware Valley. Rick Eaches was on his way home from work riding through Morgantown, Berks County when he realized he was not going to outrun the storm. That's when he decided to take...
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Ohio tornado damage
John Minchillo/AP
May 28, 2019 - 6:44 am
UPDATED: 3:35 p.m. ___ BROOKVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A swarm of tornadoes so tightly packed that one may have crossed the path carved by another tore across Indiana and Ohio overnight, smashing homes, blowing out windows and ending the school year early for some students because of damage to buildings...
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Workers look through tornado damage at the American Budget Value Inn in El Reno, Okla., Sunday, May 26, 2019. The deadly tornado leveled a motel and tore through the mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight
Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman via AP
May 26, 2019 - 8:15 am
By Tim Talley and Sue Ogrocki EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked a suburb of Tulsa more than 100 miles (160 kilometers) away, authorities...
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A tornado touched down near Tulsa International Airport amid storms in the Southern Plains that brought a deluge of rain and powerful winds, closing an interstate and flipping campers at a raceway.
Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP
May 21, 2019 - 8:36 pm
Jim Salter and Ken Miller ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dangerous storms left a string of more than 30 tornadoes across the central U.S., damaging homes in Oklahoma, demolishing a racetrack grandstand in Missouri and inundating the region with water over a short period. Two deaths, both in Missouri, were blamed...
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Kimberly Adams
April 19, 2019 - 9:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Delaware Valley is in for some severe weather as many observe Passover and Easter. "Biggest threat for us will be intense downpours, these sheets of rain coming down with these storms,” said CBS3 meteorologist Kate Bilo. ⚠️ Severe weather threat UPGRADED for...
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FILE-This Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 file satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Michael, center, in the Gulf of Mexico.
NOAA via AP
April 19, 2019 - 3:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated a swath of the Florida Panhandle last fall, has been upgraded to a Category 5 storm, only the fourth to make recorded landfall in the United States and the first since 1992. The announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on...
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