Weather

Dreamstime
March 03, 2019 - 12:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) -- We're getting another blast of winter weather as snow, sleet and rain hits our region. On Sunday afternoon, a Winter Weather Warning went into effect for Philadelphia and the surroding counties, such as Berks, the Lehigh Valley and the Poconos. Forecasters say that...
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The nearest school to one Wyoming kindergartner is more than an hour drive's away. In harsh winter months in the rural area north of Laramie, that trek can be too difficult to cross and infeasible to pass.
Albany School District No 1 via CNN
February 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
By Shelby Copeland, CNN (CNN) - - The nearest school to one Wyoming kindergartner is more than an hour's drive away. In harsh winter months in the rural area north of Laramie, that trek can be too difficult to cross and infeasible to pass. So, a Wyoming school district will open a school just for...
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Officials say the wind is to blame for a partial building collapse at Fifth and Master streets in Kensington.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
February 25, 2019 - 2:27 pm
UPDATED: 5.15 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Officials say the wind is to blame for a partial building collapse at Fifth and Master streets in Kensington — as well as the aging building itself. Part of the roof and a wall are missing from the old garage and vacant building. For Chris Gillespie...
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spotted lanternfly.
Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
February 25, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The frigid, wet winter weather we've experienced so far this winter may have a positive benefit: a reduction in the spotted lanternfly population. Those colorful pests - which pose a danger to fruit trees, grape vines, hardwoods and ornamentals in several counties in...
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Washington and Baltimore to take the storm's brunt
CNN
February 20, 2019 - 6:46 am
By Judson Jones, CNN (CNN) -- A potent winter storm is poised to deliver a mixture of snow, sleet, freezing rain and possible flooding across much of the eastern United States through Thursday. More than 117 million people in the country, many from the Plains and Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic and...
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Code Blue
KYW Newsradio
Rachel Kurland
February 18, 2019 - 12:33 pm
GLOUCESTER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Camden County Department of Health and Human Services has advised a Code Blue to go into effect Monday at 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. on Tuesday. "Temperatures are expected to drop well below freezing," said Freeholder Carmen Rodriguez in a press release. "...
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A rendering of PATCO's solar parking canopies
SunPower Corporation
Mike DeNardo
February 12, 2019 - 5:24 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine starting your commute in the rain or snow — but you get to park your car under a cover. Not only is your car protected from the elements, but the solar canopy above it is generating energy. That's PATCO's plan at its four largest stations: Lindenwold, Ashland,...
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Snow Roads
David Madden | KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
January 31, 2019 - 4:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Why is the United States facing such a sudden, extreme cold snap? Stephen Strader, assistant professor of geography and the environment at Villanova University, says climate is influenced by jet streams. "The jet stream separates cold air to the north and warm air to...
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Dreamstime
Paul Kurtz
January 31, 2019 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When it gets this cold, nothing outside is safe — including traffic lights. Some intersections became clogged Thursday with traffic as confused drivers tried to make sense of lights stuck on red or green. Streets Department Deputy Commissioner Richard Montanez said...
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School District of Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
January 30, 2019 - 10:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The School District of Philadelphia is taking a special precaution to help keep students warm as they get ready to go to school in these subzero temperatures. Throughout Thursday morning, the district will use its Twitter profile and its homepage to keep parents and...
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