Weather or Not Archive: September, 2011

Phillies Forecast: Roy H. should like it

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Giving the quality of pitching, the Phillies-Cardinals opener is unlikely to be a slug fest. But nature is going to give the hitters exactly... Read more

Here comes the front

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Heralded by a frightening and darkening skies, a nasty line of thunderstorms is pounding parts of the northern and western suburbs. Heavy... Read more

Rain: A damper on foliage?

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For those keeping track of the incredible record run of rain, here is where stand: --The total for September, 10.08, is No. 3 in the period... Read more

Rain, records keep falling

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Substantial rain -- perhaps an additional 1.5 inches -- is in the forecast for tomorrow and Wednesday, and why are we not surprised? Through... Read more

Flood threat: Lunchtime update

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The heavy rains spared the morning rush in the immediate Philadelphia area, but this isn't looking like the lunch hour to be eating outside... Read more

Flood threat update, 9 a.m.

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The flood watch remains in effect for the entire region, but we have noticed a subtle trimming back of the forecasts for the higher-end amounts... Read more

Rain: Another flood watch?

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As noted, our precipitation totals since Aug. 1 transcend the concept of "extreme." The running tally at Philadelphia International Airport... Read more

Tornado disaster: Why so deadly?

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On Sunday, May 22, the deadliest single tornado in U.S. history devastated Joplin, Mo., killing 159. Both the government's Storm Prediction... Read more