Weather

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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This image provided by NOAA on Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, shows Hurricane Willa in the eastern Pacific, on a path to smash into Mexico's western coast.
NOAA via AP
October 22, 2018 - 7:54 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A potential catastrophic Hurricane Willa swept toward Mexico's Pacific coast with winds of 155 mph (250 kph) Monday, threatening a stretch of high-rise resort hotels, surfing beaches and fishing villages. After briefly reaching Category 5 strength, the storm's maximum sustained...
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AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
October 14, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MEXICO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Crews with backhoes and other heavy equipment scooped up splintered boards, broken glass, chunks of asphalt and other debris in hurricane-flattened Mexico Beach on Sunday as the mayor held out hope for the 250 or so residents who may have tried to ride out the storm. The...
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Hurricane Florence
Tariq Zehawi / NorthJersey.com-USA TODAY NETWORK
September 14, 2018 - 7:40 am
By Faith Karimi, Jason Hanna and Steve Almasy (CNN) -- Tropical Storm Florence's relentless rain is flooding parts of the Carolinas and promises even more for days, officials said Saturday, a day after it landed as a hurricane and left at least 13 people dead -- including a baby. The issues...
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Kristen Johanson
September 09, 2018 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As rain continues to drench the Philadelphia area — and with Hurricane Florence threatening the coastline — National Weather Service officials say the storm's impact could cause some major issues for the Delaware Valley. A very wet summer mixed with heavy rain the...
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This enhanced satellite image made available by NOAA shows Tropical Storm Florence, center, in the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 2:45 p.m. EDT.
NOAA via AP
September 09, 2018 - 11:40 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A rapidly strengthening Hurricane Florence churned across the Atlantic on Sunday toward a possible direct hit on the U.S. Southeast late this week, triggering warnings to people up and down the coast to get their emergency kits ready, map out escape routes and fill sandbags. Red...
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September 05, 2018 - 4:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. National Weather Servce has issued a heat advisory for Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs through Thursday evening. The advisory is in effect from 3:19 p.m. Wednesday through 7 p.m. Thursday. Heat Advisory issued September 05 at 3:19PM EDT until...
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