St. Patty's week looking very blue, green ... and white

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Thus far Friday’s snow-globe flakes haven’t done much beyond whitening the tree branches and blackening the streets. We actually... Read more

Snow: Why does this forecast look familiar?

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Based on the philly.com poll, we are prepared to say that our readers do not have unquestioned faith in the weather folks. The poll asked... Read more

Global, national, and local warming

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The national numbers are in, and we were surprised to learn that the nation had its second-warmest February on record with an average temperature... Read more

Snow: It’s getting late, but these things usually happen

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One of the amazing things about the numerical models that forecast the weather is that they have the capacity to see the counterintuitive –... Read more

Snow: Yes, that word is back in the forecast

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We can assert with absolute certainty that not a flake of snow has ever fallen in Philadelphia after a February in which the official temperature... Read more

Sneeze-o-Meter: When wind eases up, so does tree pollen

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

Spring backward: From May days to snowflakes

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Snow flurries and squalls moved across Pennsylvania and the Philadelphia region on Friday, causing some serious traffic problems upstates. But... Read more

Sneezin’ Season: Something in the air, all too soon

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The annual reproductive frenzy among the region’s tree life evidently is off to a torrid start. Tree-pollen counts on Thursday were... Read more