Snow, sleet, rain help douse drought talk

Comment icon 0 Comments
The snow amounts from last week's non-blizzard might have falllen way short of expectations. But those reluctantly disappearing white patches... Read more

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

Comment icon 0 Comments
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

Comment icon 0 Comments
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

Sneeze-o-Meter: Daily allergy report March 20-24

Comment icon 0 Comments
Based on the sampling by Dr. Donald J. Dvorin at the Asthma Center, who is the official pollen counter for the National Allergy Board, allergens... Read more

Happy Spring! Oh, you say that was last month

Comment icon 0 Comments
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

Comment icon 0 Comments
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

Comment icon 0 Comments
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

Comment icon 0 Comments
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