View of Hurricane Sandy from space on October 24. (Credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Forecasters Predicting Calmer Than Usual Hurricane Season

AccuWeather and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration each predict a slower than usual Atlantic hurricane season.


(A couple struggles across 10th Street in center city Philadelphia.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Even Walking Is Dicey in Center City After 8” Snowstorm

Merchants along Walnut, Chestnut, and Market Streets had workers out shoveling and salting, but crossing at intersections was dicey due to high ridges of snow created by plows grooming the roadways.


(Haddonfield, NJ looked like a Currier & Ives landscape on Sunday afternoon when a surprise snowstorm dumped 5-10 inches on the region.   Photo by Steve Butler)

Weathercasters Offer a ‘Mea Culpa’ on Surprise Sunday Snow Blast

What went wrong with the forecast? Accuweather’s Elliot Abrams offers an insider’s peek.


(KYW's Mark Abrams interviews tourists on Independence Mall after a December 2010 snowstorm.)

Long-Range Forecast Shows Not Much Snow During This Winter Season

We may see a little bit more snow, but not until later in the season, according to the long-range winter forecast from AccuWeather.



Tropical Storm Karen Could End Delaware Valley Dry Spell

By any standard, the last couple of weeks have been beautiful if you wanted to spend time outdoors. But for plants, it’s a different story.


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Jay Lloyd’s Getaway: Keep Your Smartphone Handy

Thanks to the world of apps, getaway seekers have a new way of getting around.


View of Hurricane Sandy from space on October 24. (Credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

Forecasters Worry Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Extend Late Into October

As we mark the exact midpoint of the season during which storm activity is historically at its strongest, it’s been quiet and uneventful.


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Thursday’s Expected Severe Weather Driven By ‘Derecho’ Phenomenon

Rain and strong thunderstorms are familiar adversaries for Delaware Valley residents this time of year, but we could be targeted by a bigger problem: a derecho.


View of Hurricane Sandy from space (credit: NASA via Getty Images)

Forecasters Predict ‘Active’ Hurricane Season This Year

NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is predicting 13 to 20 named storms (also known as tropical storms) and seven to 11 hurricanes, three to six of them major.


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STUDY: Human-Influenced Warming Affecting Weather

National Geographic’s September cover story looks at “What’s Up with the Weather” and concludes human-influenced warming is part of it.


(Michael Conte of Little Egg Harbor, NJ captured the challenge of the December 2010 snowstorm.)

Area Weather Forecasters Say Christmas Travel Will Be A Breeze, Not A Blizzard

What a difference 12 months makes! Most holiday travelers won’t find many weather hassles this holiday weekend.



Pennsylvania Expert Says Japanese Nuke Mishaps May Have Effect Here

What does the nuclear power plant crisis in Japan mean for Hawaii, the west coast of the US mainland, and the rest of us in the United States?


(A car buried in the snow during one of this year's snow storms.)

A Blast From The Past: City Holds Snowy Record

Accuweather has compiled snowfall records for the 25 largest cities in the U.S. and guess which city had the biggest single snowstorm in the last 125 years?


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January An Echo Of Below-Normal December Temps

If it seems like the frigid temperatures this month just a continuation of the bitter cold December we endured in the region, you’re right.



Winter Weather Advisory

Snow is expected to arrive late on Thursday night and continue into Friday morning. Expect 2-4 inches in the Philadelphia area.