Severe-thunderstorm watch remains in S. Jersey

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A powerful line of thunderstorms was heading toward the Jersey coast late Wednesday, and a severe-thunderstorm watch remained for South Jersey... Read more

February ices warmth title; winter makes top 6

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Another day, another record. Appropriately, on the last day of this incredibly warm month, the official temperature in Philadelphia made it... Read more

Legacy of a warm winter: D.C. cherry blossoms getting jump-start

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The peak of the Washington cherry blossom show in the Tidal Basin area is notoriously variable, having arrived as late as April 18 after the... Read more

‘Microburst’ confirmed in Lancaster County, up to $6 million in damage reported

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Among numerous reports of hail and impressive gusts during the weekend, the National Weather Service has confirmed a damaging “microburst”... Read more

Winter weirdness: Snow-less in Chicago.

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Temperatures are expected to nudge past 50 in Chicago on Monday, and 60 on Tuesday – a fitting finale to a strange weather month in the... Read more

Two feet of snow fell 30 years ago today and it has been warming ever since

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On a February day when the temperature hit 73 -- flirting with the longest-standing daily record on the books --it is worth recalling that... Read more

You call this February? Monthly warmth record in big trouble

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The computer models, it seems, have been playing catch-up with the warmth this month, which is flirting with rarefied heights. The daily temperature... Read more

Weather's forgotten hero: Ulysses S. Grant

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In standard historical rankings of U.S. presidents, Ulysses S. Grant typically is right down there with James Buchanan, Franklin Pierce, and... Read more