winter

Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Andrew Kramer
February 01, 2019 - 10:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With weather like we saw today, ice may not be the word you want to hear right now. But this weekend in Chestnut Hill, ice is more than welcome. Ice sculptures are all over Chestnut Hill for an event appropriately named Chestnut Hill On Ice, not just sculptures...
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Jean Pieri/Pioneer Press via AP, File
February 01, 2019 - 9:02 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The dangerous cold and heavy snow that hobbled the northern U.S. this week has retreated, but not before exacting a human toll: more than two dozen weather-related deaths in eight states and hundreds of injuries, including frostbite, broken bones, heart attacks and carbon monoxide...
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Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
February 01, 2019 - 6:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There are lots of things other than sledding to do out in the snow. When Chris D'Antonio saw the snow, he says he threw his paints in his backpack and set up and easel. "Yeah, this is the painting that I just did of the Philadelphia Art Museum,” he said. “It's a...
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Dreamstime
February 01, 2019 - 3:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Timing is everything. In case you haven't noticed, Valentine's Day falls on a Thursday this year, immediately followed by Presidents Day weekend. Simply take two vacation or comp days and score a five-day couple's getaway. The where and how is up to you. But here are...
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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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Fire truck.
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Justin Udo
January 31, 2019 - 3:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Believe it or not, the subzero temperatures plaguing our region are also giving opportunity to potential fire hazards that experts want you to be aware of. Check your heating source, and treat it right. That's something Philadelphia Fire Department battalion Chief...
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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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indoor plumbing
Dreamstime
Hadas Kuznits
January 30, 2019 - 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — With temperatures expected to drop to the single digits Wednesday night, some residents in the Philadelphia area might have some plumbing and heating issues. Registered master plumber Art Abraham says extreme cold can take a toll on pipes. "When water becomes ice, it...
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Chicago's El trains move along snow-covered tracks Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, in Chicago. The plunging temperatures expected later this week that have forecasters especially concerned.
Kiichiro Sato/AP
January 30, 2019 - 8:30 am
UPDATED: 12:50 p.m. BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest with record-breaking temperatures on Wednesday, triggering widespread closures of schools and businesses, and the canceling of more than 1,600 flights from Chicago's airports. The cold even prompted the U.S...
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Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
January 29, 2019 - 1:28 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT is watching the weather maps and preparing for whatever Mother Nature brings to the region. PennDOT spokesperson Ayanna Williams said more than 180 trucks are available to treat the roads before the precipitation begins Tuesday. Crews were out Monday putting...
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