Weather

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January 04, 2019 - 9:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — People relied on the most popular mobile weather app to track forecasts that determined whether they chose jeans over shorts and packed a parka or umbrella, but its owners used it to track their every step and profit off that information, Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday. The...
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Millions could face blizzard conditions or flooding by this weekend
Monica Garrett/CNN
December 27, 2018 - 1:25 pm
By Holly Yan, CNN (CNN) -- If you live somewhere between North Dakota, Texas and Virginia, get ready for a nasty storm system that's spreading across the United States. "This storm system was always comprised of two threats -- one for blizzard conditions and another for severe weather," CNN...
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Winter solstice
Ben Woodgates/CNN
December 21, 2018 - 11:33 am
By Katia Hetter, Forrest Brown and Autumn Spanne (CNN) — For six months now, the days have grown shorter and the nights have grown longer in the Northern Hemisphere — but that's about to reverse itself. Winter solstice, the shortest day of 2018 , is Friday, December 21. The solstice this year will...
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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 12, 2018 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the government agency that monitors climate change says that in nearly two years he has never discussed the issue with President Donald Trump. Acting National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief Adm. Timothy Gallaudet said in a press conference at a scientific...
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(Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP)
December 02, 2018 - 8:33 pm
TAYLORVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Residents in central Illinois on Sunday assessed damage after rare December tornadoes that ripped roofs off homes, downed power lines and injured at least 20 people the day before. The severe weather in Illinois was part of a line of thunderstorms that raked areas of the...
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Organizers prepare for the 99th annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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John McDevitt
November 21, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Final preparations are underway for Philadelphia's 99th annual Thanksgiving Day Parade along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. More than 4,000 marchers will parade throughout the city Thursday, and with many parade participants coming from warmer climates — including...
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PennDOT preparation
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Dan Wing
November 15, 2018 - 8:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Delaware Valley is gearing up for it's first snow storm of the season. A winter weather advisory is in effect in the Philadelphia area Thursday from 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. According to CBS 3, snow will start around 10 or 11 a.m., and we can expect sleet and freezing...
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Fall in Philadelphia
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Hadas Kuznits
November 07, 2018 - 2:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The fall season officially started more than a month ago, and we're just beginning to see some fall foliage take form. But why did it appear so late? Arborist Paul Meyer said fall colors in Philadelphia typically start to turn around Oct. 25, "but this year, it's been...
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NASA Gold Mission
NASA
November 07, 2018 - 9:55 am
By Ashley Strickland, CNN (CNN) -- NASA's ICON mission to explore where Earth's weather meets space weather was expected to launch early Wednesday, but did not go up. The next launch opportunity will be Thursday, the space agency said, but there is no official launch date selected yet. Initially...
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Weather can play a role in a chance of a heart attack, a study finds.
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November 07, 2018 - 5:30 am
KYW’s Medical Reports Sponsored By Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There are certain times of the day and week that people are more likely to have a heart attack, for instance, Monday morning is a particularly tough time. Now, there is...
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