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John McDevitt
August 09, 2019 - 5:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — If you think we've had more severe thunderstorm warnings and tornadoes this year than last year, you would be right. Just ask Dover Cub Scout Michael Ratliff, who learned a thing or two about tornadoes at the Franklin Institute's "Changing Earth" exhibit, which...
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Justin Udo
August 07, 2019 - 7:16 pm
UPDATED: 9:25 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The storms that came through the Delaware Valley Wednesday evening left many in the dark. PSE&G and PECO have reported outages throughout the area, and PECO spokesperson Afia Ohene-Frempong said it's all hands on deck for them as they work to...
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David Caplan
August 07, 2019 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A tornado touched down in Springfield, New Jersey, Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The tornado had estimated winds of 70 mph, and touched down briefly around 2:47 p.m. near Springfield Avenue and Route 22 Video posted to social media showed...
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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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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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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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