‘Microburst’ confirmed in Lancaster County, up to $6 million in damage reported

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Among numerous reports of hail and impressive gusts during the weekend, the National Weather Service has confirmed a damaging “microburst”... Read more

Winter weirdness: Snow-less in Chicago.

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Temperatures are expected to nudge past 50 in Chicago on Monday, and 60 on Tuesday – a fitting finale to a strange weather month in the... Read more

Two feet of snow fell 30 years ago today and it has been warming ever since

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On a February day when the temperature hit 73 -- flirting with the longest-standing daily record on the books --it is worth recalling that... Read more

You call this February? Monthly warmth record in big trouble

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The computer models, it seems, have been playing catch-up with the warmth this month, which is flirting with rarefied heights. The daily temperature... Read more

Weather's forgotten hero: Ulysses S. Grant

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In standard historical rankings of U.S. presidents, Ulysses S. Grant typically is right down there with James Buchanan, Franklin Pierce, and... Read more

Feds: Snow-cover up, global ice down, in warm January

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The Philadelphia region was a global bellwether last month, experiencing one of its warmer Januaries on record along with the rest of the planet... Read more

Snow isn’t only thing in short supply: Region still under drought watch

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February has not only been mild and snow-challenged, it has been quite dry throughout the entire region with precipitation amounts about two-thirds... Read more

Is winter of 2016-17 toast, or just on snow break?

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This has been an amazing week in northern New England with back-to-back mega-snowstorms creaming urban areas and enriching the ski slopes. About... Read more