In rare reversal, March is about to out-chill February; but check out 1890

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In the records dating to 1874, we found only a handful of occasions in which Philadelphia’s average temperature for March was lower than... Read more

After 8 years, a cloud gets its day in the sun

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The original photo of the dramatic and sinewy cloud formation was taken by Jane Wiggins of Waterloo, Iowa, and posted on the Cloud Appreciation... Read more

Happy Spring! Oh, you say that was last month

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Trying to make sense out of the astronomical winter that rode into the sunset just before sunrise on Monday, at 6:29 a.m., one could conclude... Read more

Philly Snow, sleet: Clean-up issues far heavier than you might think

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Just judging from the water content of the snow and ice that fell atop the region this week, had it been all snow we would have been shoveling... Read more

Snow: Why your car might be shaking like a paint mixer

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When we finally got out of our driveway the other day, we had a familiar and unpleasant experience. Once we reached about 40 mph, the vehicle... Read more

Cold fact: Extraordinary mid-March chill brutal on cars

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The non-blizzard notwithstanding, the region is experiencing an extraordinary run of cold for so late in the season, and snow-and-ice pack... Read more

About those 'official' airport snow totals: They didn't come from PHL

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For a variety of reasons, from the physics to the vertical profile of the atmosphere to the vicissitudes of nature, meteorologists will tell... Read more

Snow: Former local weather service boss fires back at Christie

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At his news briefing Tuesday, as our Maddie Hanna reported, Gov. Christie took a shot at the government meteorologists in Mount Holly and Upton... Read more