Weather or Not Archive: July, 2010

Expressway Mess: Blame the Fall Line?

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If you live west or north of the city, normally take the Schuylkill Expressway, and you managed to drive into town this morning, congratulations... Read more

About that drought: Flood watch tonight

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On Friday, Pennsylvania's Department of Environmental Protection announced that it was officially worried about a developing drought. The... Read more

La Nina taking hold

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In its weekly update , the government's Climate Prediction Center is saying that a La Nina cooling event is "developing" in the equatorial... Read more

Drought concerns

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Although no drought advisories have yet been issued, the state of Pennsylvania is officially worried. The Department of Environmental Protection... Read more

Record update

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In the final standings, yesterday was the hottest day in 15 years, barely out-roasted by July 15, 1995, and the fourth-warmest ever. The high... Read more

Heat death toll will increase.

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Heat waves have been called slow-motion disasters. They lack the drama of hurricanes or tornadoes, yet heat has been far deadlier than either... Read more

Heat: As bad as yesterday

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No records will be set today or for the next several days, but even though the temperature is going to be 10 degrees lower than yesterday's... Read more

Heat wave survives

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At 2:45, the temperature did reach 90 at Philadelphia International Airport, meeting the technical criterion for sustaining the heat wave,... Read more