Weather or Not Archive: April, 2012

Harvest of dryness

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Despite the widespread soaking rains, the April precipitation total for Philadelphia still is slightly below normal, and significantly down... Read more

One nasty front

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The front sweeping through the area evidently has picked up speed and power and has set off strong thunderstorms in parts of the region. Wilmington... Read more

Flood watch

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It is now all but certain that drought talk will be scare next week. The National Weather Service has posted a flood watch for Philadelphia... Read more

Rain, for real

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Although still sprinkled with uncertainty, the updated rain forecasts have added some juice, and the region could see a general 2 to 3 inches... Read more

Warm weather bugging us

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The generally warm weather that has settled over the nation for months evidently has been a premature wake-up call for some of the world's... Read more

Weathermen win budget round

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When the bosses proposed cutting the jobs of 122 technicians responsible for the sophisticated equipment at National Weather Service offices... Read more

Rain: Could it actually happen?

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Looking at the Schuylkill this morning at Norristown gave life to the concept of rock bottom, testimony to the exraordinary dryness that spread... Read more

Pollen: Extreme times

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We were rather astounded to find this morning that nature had painted our car a bright green. Thus we were not surprised when we saw today's... Read more