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July 24, 2019 - 7:58 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While Monday's storms mostly left the people of South Jersey nothing but headaches, with power outages, toppled trees and flooding, Mother Nature did provide a pretty unusual sight Tuesday night. The National Weather Service says, while they may have looked like...
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Molly Daly
July 21, 2019 - 4:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As much of the U.S. swelters in dangerously hot temperatures, scientists say they expect heat waves to become more frequent, and a distinguished climate scientist gave insight how a warming planet is affecting our weather. Michael Mann, director of the Penn State...
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Justin Udo
July 21, 2019 - 12:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The hottest stretch of summer has been ripping through the Delaware Valley for the last few days, and this heat brings some unique qualities you should be aware of when you face it. It's no secret that the Delaware Valley, along with most of the country, is in the...
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Hadas Kuznits
July 20, 2019 - 10:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia may be approaching some record weather temperatures this weekend. Meteorologist Jonathan O'Brien with the National Weather Service in Mt. Holly confirms it's not your imagination, it is unusually hot this weekend. "We're gonna be close to some records...
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Sweaty man trying to refresh from heat with a fan - stock photo
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Kim Glovas
July 19, 2019 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With people seeking refuge in air conditioning in the heat wave, power utilities are urging conservation. Hours when most people are at work are when power usage is at its highest, so local utilities are urging consumers to turn it off or turn it down. "Managing that...
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Thermometer Sun 40 Degres. Hot summer day. High Summer temperatures
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Justin Udo
July 16, 2019 - 5:11 pm
UPDATED: 1:20 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It’s getting hot out there and in response, the City of Philadelphia has issued a Code Red. What is a Code Red? Well, the city issues one when temperatures reach 90 degrees or more for at least three consecutive days. Plan for dangerous heat later...
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FILE - WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 17: U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks during a news briefing after a weekly policy luncheon July 17, 2018 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC.
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Kim Glovas
July 16, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — With flooding becoming a common place occurrence some members of Congress are calling for a change to national flood insurance. Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana, whose state was just hit by Hurricane Barry, appealed in the most direct way to his colleagues in...
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Flooding
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July 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino...
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Flooding
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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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Footage of possible tornado captures winds flipping over a car in Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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July 06, 2019 - 3:47 pm
MOUNT LAUREL, NJ (KYW Newsradio) — Officials have confirmed a tornado did indeed touch down before flipping a car and damaging a New Jersey warehouse Saturday. The National Weather Service says a brief "landspout tornado occurred in Mount Laurel Township in Burlington County, New Jersey."...
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