Louisiana aftermath: Anonymous devastation

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Seven storms, including three hurricanes, have earned names so far this year in the Atlantic Basin by generating winds of at least 39 m.p.h... Read more

Hurricane season: Rush hour in the Atlantic

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As of 11 a.m. Wednesday, Tropical Storm Gaston is just a few puffs away from becoming the season’s third hurricane. Its peak winds were... Read more

Winter hors d’oeuvres in fall outlook

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Everything we’ve encountered regarding long-range forecast has provided convincing evidence that nature’s secrets remain safe. Nevertheless... Read more

Got allergies? It could be a rough week

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With Monday’s 24-hour sample, officially the Asthma Center’s listed the ragweed-pollen count as “moderate.” But that... Read more

Global temperatures: July sets another record

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Not since the Bicentennial year, when Gerald Ford was in the White House, have July temperatures finished below 20th Century global averages... Read more

Hurricane season: Fiona born; traffic building?

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Based on climatology, a good 75 to 80 percent of the tropical-storm activity in the Atlantic Basin is still ahead. And some signs point to... Read more

Sneeze Meter: Prepare for a ragweed allergy onslaught

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Based on allergist Donald Dvorin’s historical data, ragweed pollen can be expected to flood the air in the Delaware Valley in the next... Read more

Severe-storm watch for entire region until 11 p.m.

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On Day 7 of the season's most-oppressive heat wave, at 3 p.m. Tuesday the heat index in Philadelphia hit 100. But based on the outlooks it... Read more