Severe thunderstorm, reported 70 mph wind, arrived on short notice

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The powerful thunderstorm that roared through the region Wednesday with little notice evidently did more damage in the immediate Phladelphia... Read more

On Agnes' anniversary, recalling a rain of terror

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At 8 a.m. on this date 45 years ago, the center of erstwhile Hurricane Agnes – and it never got beyond a Category 1 – was off the... Read more

Two tornadoes spawned by Monday’s storms, weather service says

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Just before a strong front plowed through the Philadelphia region Monday, a tornado touched down in a wooded area about 15 miles northwest... Read more

Cindy could set off ‘life threatening’ floods in Gulf region, hurricane center says

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Whatever else it bodes for the next four months, with the formation of Cindy on Tuesday afternoon, the 2017 tropical storm season in the Atlantic... Read more

Bret, second tropical storm of season, aims for Trinidad; Cindy brewing

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On average the Atlantic Basin doesn’t experience three named tropical storms, those with winds of at least 39 mph, until July 5. But... Read more

Flood advisory in effect as severe weather crosses Philly region

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Just in time for the peak homeward commute, a severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the immediate Philadelphia area. Peak winds could... Read more

Hurricane Center sees 2 potential tropical storms by early next week

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It was on June 16, 1972, that a disturbance in the northwestern Caribbean became Tropical Storm Agnes, which went on to become one of the deadliest... Read more

Philly sets heat record ... but June has been hotter

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It got legitimately hot Tuesday — a record 96 at the airport at 3:42 p.m. — besting the 95 of 1956. We can’t say we’re... Read more