Weather

Scientists say water clarity has rebounded from an all-time low in 2017 at Lake Tahoe, pictured in this photo taken from an airplane departing from Reno, Nev. on March 2, 2017.
Scott Sonner/AP Photo
May 24, 2019 - 2:43 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The clarity of Lake Tahoe's cobalt blue water improved last year from its worst level in a half-century after weather and runoff returned to more normal conditions at the alpine lake straddling the California-Nevada line. A dinner plate-sized disc used to measure clarity was...
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Hurricane Florence
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Molly Daly
May 23, 2019 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released its forecast for this year's hurricane season. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is calling for a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season , with a likely range of nine to 15 named storms, packing winds of...
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Benjamin Franklin Bridge leading into Camden, N.J.
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Andrew Kramer
May 23, 2019 - 7:21 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The same storm system that brought a "violent tornado" to Missouri is expected to reach the Delaware Valley on Thursday afternoon. As many people leave work for the day, others will be hitting the roads to get a jump start on their Memorial Day weekend travel. And...
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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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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.
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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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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.
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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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Robert Scott looks through a family Bible that he pulled out of the rubble Sunday, April 14, 2019, from his Seely Drive home outside of Hamilton, Miss., after an apparent tornado touched down Saturday night.
AP Photo/Jim Lytle
April 14, 2019 - 5:58 pm
UPDATED: 11:57 p.m. (AP) — Powerful storms swept across the South on Sunday after unleashing suspected tornadoes and flooding that killed at least eight people, injured dozens and flattened much of a Texas town. Three children were among the dead. Nearly 90,000 customers were without electricity in...
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7:54am CDT #SPC Day1 Outlook Enhanced Risk: from the western carolinas to portions of pennsylvania and ohio
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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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Jacob Ford/Odessa American via AP
April 13, 2019 - 8:46 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Two children were killed and about a dozen people were injured in Texas Saturday after powerful storms spawned at least one suspected tornado and damaged several homes, authorities said. The Angelina County Sheriff's Office said an 8-year-old and a 3-year-old died when strong winds...
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