Rain Redux: Flood watch in effect

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With the atmosphere about to become engorged with moisture, the National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood watch for the entire region... Read more

Monday was a record for both heat and rain

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Just before 5 p.m. and the arrival of deluges that wrung the daylights out of the oppressive vapor soup over the region on Monday, the official... Read more

Call this a heat wave? Check out Kuwait

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Philly set a record Monday for a July 25 with a high of 97, but that was a cold shower compared with what’s been happing in parts of... Read more

Philly sets record high for date

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In what by far has been the steamiest day we've experienced in the summer of 2016, the official high of 96 at Philadelphia International Airport... Read more

Putting the hot spell in perspective

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When the Democrats convene next week at the South Philly sports complex, we expect comments about the weather to rival the quantity of sports... Read more

Global temperature: Another month, another record

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With a general cool-down underway in the tropical Pacific, world temperatures backed off a bit relative to normal since March through May,... Read more

‘Ring of Fire’ and the DNC

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When conventioneers arrive here for the start of the Democratic National Convention, it almost certainly will be steamy. But they might be... Read more

Hottest day of the year

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At 3:39 p.m. Thursday the official temperature at Philadelphia International Airport reached 96, the highest reading of the year. The day... Read more