Why it’s not the humidity ... it’s the dewpoint

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One of our least-favorite weather clichés is, “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity.” Actually, what is commonly... Read more

Sneeze Meter: Mold spores very high, everything else low

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At slightly over 6,000 spores per cubic meter of air/24 hours, Outdoor Mold Spores are again Very High with the potential to provoke moderate... Read more

Three heat-related deaths reported in Philly

No identities and few details were available Monday afternoon, but the Philadelphia Health Department spokesman Jeff Moran said three deaths... Read more

Psychologist asks: Are heat warnings 'excessive?'

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Extreme heat, particularly during the overnights, unquestionably is a hazard, a life-threatening one to elderly people living alone in some... Read more

Heat: Triple-digit heat index expected Friday

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The National Weather Service is continuing its “excessive heat warning” for a third and final day Friday, which could be the most... Read more

Philly area under excessive heat warning

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At 2:39 p.m. the official temperature at Philadelphia International Airport hit 94, the highest reading so far in 2016. This is the opening... Read more

Cloudburst over South Jersey

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In just 90 minutes during the peak Shore-bound commuting period on Friday, 5.5 inches of rain — triple what fell in Philadelphia during... Read more

Dust gains ground

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All of Bucks and Montgomery and most of Burlington and Camden Counties now are in the government’s “abnormally dry” zone... Read more