Hurricane center: Potential 'Otto' brewing

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While 2016 won’t rank among the most-destructive hurricane seasons in the Atlantic Basin, this certainly has been a busy one. The National... Read more

Global warming update: Record streak ends

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Through August worldwide average temperatures had reached record highs for 16 consecutive months in the federal database. At long last, that... Read more

Fall warming: The case of the lingering colors

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At least one Philadelphia high-temperature record should fall this week as warm air surges into the East, and halfway through the meteorological... Read more

Matthew: Rising waters, and costs

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Sandy (which forever will have an asterisk) aside, Matthew has become by far the most damaging Atlantic tropical storm in over a decade. The... Read more

Hurricane Matthew: Sandy lessons forgotten?

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Inland-flood warnings remain in effect for the eastern third of North Carolina and southeastern Virginia, the result of cosmically heavy rains... Read more

Hurricanes, and their loopy tradition.

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Hurricane tracks are somewhat like snowflakes: Some of them appear to be quite similar, but no two are identical. Their erratic motion, driven... Read more

Hurricane Matthew: Florida's threat grows

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Matthew has been a major hurricane – that is, one with peak winds of at least 111 m.p.h. – since Friday morning. With the latest... Read more

Matthew: For East Coast threat looking more ominous

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We've been been through this drill before, so expect to hear the name “Matthew” more than that of Hillary and Donald in the next... Read more