The howling: Better now than later

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This has been one impressive spell of wind, the fallout from a storm that exploded off the Gulf of Maine whiting out portions of northern New... Read more

The future of winter: Warmth aside, snow remains in forecast rest of the century

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Unless February turns profoundly cold, and computer guidance suggests that won’t happen, the winter of 2016-17 will end up in the above-normal... Read more

Groundhog Eve: Winter a shadow of itself?

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Phil might or might not see his shadow on Thursday (usually he does), but as of now the humans who do this for a living aren’t impressed... Read more

January among Top 15 warmest in Philly

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It’s been three weeks since the daily average temperature was below normal in Philadelphia, and January should finish among the top 15... Read more

Thundersnow, and a recount

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By any measure Monday’s snowfall would qualify as a pipsqueak event, yet it did result in two noteworthy occurrences. Those reports... Read more

Snow on March 6? The clouded outlook for long-range forecasts

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Congratulations to loyal reader William F. Albert III, who is getting married on April 29 in beautiful Mercer Island, Wash. At the outset... Read more

Drought: Dramatic improvement nationwide

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For the first time in six years, not a single area of the nation was in the “exceptional drought” category in the weekly update... Read more

Very Big Chill: The month that froze Philly

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On this date 40 years ago, the temperature didn’t get above freezing – and that ended up being the second-warmest day of the month... Read more