winter

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Andrew Kramer
February 11, 2019 - 5:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two winter storms in less than 24 hours have forced road crews to work round-the-clock. It also prompted Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday to declare a state of emergency across all of New Jersey, effective at midnight through Tuesday. Gov. Murphy say conditions will be far...
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Emissions rise out of a large smoke stack at Pacificorp's 1000 megawatt coal fired power plant on October 9, 2017 outside Huntington, Utah.
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Mike DeNardo
February 04, 2019 - 12:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Monday marks the second day of a Code Orange air quality alert in the region. The warmer temperatures outside may feel nice, but children, the elderly and people with respiratory issues should limit their time outside because of the air quality. The Delaware Valley...
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Dreamstime
February 04, 2019 - 3:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One of the best parts of being a physician is the opportunity to see patients and focus on ways to make them feel better. Perhaps the most important thing...
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Fairmount Park Horticulture Center
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Hadas Kuznits
February 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Summer starts for some at the Fairmount Park Horticulture Center Saturday. A new program from the Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks and Recreation called Getaway at the Greenhouse aims to bring people to the center for a makeshift "summer oasis dead in...
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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
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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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