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Chester County

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Weather: Threat Of Rain Increases As August Begins

An offshore front will be pushed back toward the coast during the next 36 hours and this will increase our precipitation chances through the weekend. Scattered showers and thunderstorms can occur tomorrow afternoon but will become more numerous as we move into Saturday.

6 hours ago

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Two Charged in Alleged Scheme To Rip Off PennDOT and Taxpayers

Authorities arrested Thanh Nguyen, a Penndot contractor since 2009, and Robert Slamon, a state inspector whom prosecutors say was bribed by Nguyen to look the other way.

16 hours ago

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1 Dead, 2 Injured In Pa. Turnpike Accident In Chester County

It happened around 4 p.m. on the Pennsylvania Turnpike westbound at milepost 307.1.

07/30/2014

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Weather: A Chill To Start

Skies will clear overnight allowing temperatures to fall fast. The low in Philadelphia, around 60, just a few degrees shy of the record low: 58 set in 1981.

07/30/2014

Resolve to rebuild at one day camp in Chester County where a storm, likely lightning, destroys a teen center. (credit: Jan Carabeo/CBS3)

Lightning Suspected In Fire That Destroyed Building At Chester County Campground

Around 1 a.m. Monday, the teen center in the day camp area caught fire.

07/28/2014

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Weather: Heat & Humidity Return

Tuesday will stay dry with partly sunny skies but you will feel the increase in the humidity levels with high sin the upper 80s. The core of the hottest and humid air will arrive on Wednesday.

07/21/2014

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WEATHER BLOG: Warming Up This Week

Don’t get used to the pleasant temperatures because a warmer and more humid air mass will return over the next few days.

07/20/2014

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WEATHER BLOG: The Clouds Plan Weekend Trip To Delaware Valley

The Cloud family will be unpacking its bag over the Delaware Valley today. Let’s see what is in their suitcase.

07/19/2014

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Weather: Clouds Sneak In For The Weekend

A good weekend for outdoor activities like yard work, hiking, and golf – just make sure to wear the sunscreen because you can still get burned on a cloudy day!

07/18/2014

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Consumer Alert: Phone Scammers Still On The Prowl For Gullible Peco Customers

A phone scam targeting Peco customers in Philadelphia and the suburbs appears to be picking up steam, but officials say the number of people falling for the scam is dropping.

07/18/2014

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Weather: Storms Move Out, Sun Returns

Wednesday morning the atmosphere will dry out, sunshine will gradually return and afternoon high temperatures will be comfortable, in the low 80s.

07/16/2014

Lightning over Center City Philadelphia as storms move in. (credit: Caskey Kuhn/CBS3)

Thousands Without Power, Some Flights Delayed As Storms Move Through Region

Thousands are without power with severe weather in our area.

07/15/2014

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Presidential Board Findings Support Septa In Regional Rails Labor Dispute

The Presidential Emergency Board found that SEPTA is correct in insisting that pay raises for the Regional Rail engineers and electricians follow the same pattern as raises for subway and bus operators.

07/15/2014

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Weather: A Repeat Performance Tuesday

A Flash Flood Watch continues through Tuesday evening for most of our area.

07/15/2014

Lightning in Center City Philadelphia. (credit: Syma Chowdhry/CBS3)

Severe Weather Causes Damage, Power Outages Across Delaware Valley

The rain and lightning struck fast and furiously throughout the region.

07/14/2014