Even with all the recent storms we’ve had, it’s still smarter and less risky to plant trees and shrubs in the fall rather than summer.
Recent rain and more in the forecast is a welcome sight to farmers after the entire month of May produced barely more than one inch of rain in the Delaware Valley.
Some area rivers, including parts of the Delaware in Bucks County, are running low this spring because of the lack of rainfall.
The effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.
Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
The United States is warming fastest at two of its corners, in the Northeast and the Southwest, an analysis of federal temperature records shows.
As large sections of the country suffer in drought, southeastern Pennsylvania has been dry, but has not crossed the drought threshold.
When it’s all tallied up, we’ll have gotten as much as three inches of rain this weekend, but is it enough to help solve our water shortage?
“Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches are the staple of a tradition in America that just won’t quit,” says Tom Kennedy, an agribusiness expert at Delaware Valley College.
A drought watch is the first and least severe level of Pennsylvania’s drought classifications, asking residents to voluntarily conserve water.
Remember green grass? As this hot, dry summer drags on, your lawn and gardens are wilting.
KYW Newsradio Team Coverage — New Jersey is under a drought “watch” — and residents are being urged to voluntarily conserve water.