What’s behind the leaf explosion? Why the region suddenly has turned green

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If it appears as though the trees suddenly have awakened, that’s because they have. In just the last few days, leaves have been popping... Read more

Trees have been waiting for a day like this; allergy-sufferers dreading it

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Tree pollen approached “extreme” levels with Tuesday’s count, according to the Asthma Center. The 24-hour tally from the... Read more

Warmest day in six months as temperature climbs to 80

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For the first time since a five-day run of 80 or better temperatures ended on Oct. 21, the official high reached 80 at Philadelphia International... Read more

Magnificent day, but be careful with those matches

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We mentioned last week that the drought watches somehow outlasted the rains, and now with the first whiffs of May comes another symptom of... Read more

Rains over, "drought watch" isn’t

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In the first week of April the region has had three decent rain events, even if the totals weren’t quite as robust as computer models... Read more

Sea change for Atlantic hurricanes?

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Three hurricane outlooks released this week have remarkably similar looks. AccuWeather Inc., WeatherBell Analytics, and Colorado State University... Read more

Storms take down trees, cause some stream and road flooding

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Over an inch-and-a-half of rain was measured officially in Philadelphia on Thursday -- with half of that coming in a one hour period between... Read more

Flood watch until 11 p.m. Thursday, and watch out for those trees

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A potent and complex spring storm was forecast to wring out one to perhaps three inches of rain across the region Thursday, threatening flood-prone... Read more