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Temperatures Take A Tumble After Heat Wave

PHILADELPHIA (CBS)–After a May heat wave with three days in a row of 90 degree high temperatures, a strong cold overnight will kick the August-like heat to the curb. 136 more words


Researchers Predict 149 Percent Increase In Severe Air Turbulence By 2050

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  Flying through turbulence is never fun, though it’s usually nothing too scary, but that could change.

Researchers at the University of Reading, in the United Kingdom are predicting a spike in severe air turbulence by 2050 with an increase of 149 percent. 222 more words


Science Center: The History Of Naming Hurricanes

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Last September, Hurricane Matthew, became the deadliest Atlantic hurricane since 2005. The monstrous Category 5 storm, wrought devastation in Haiti, killing more than 500 people. 390 more words

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Weather Blog: Keep The Umbrella Around

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A large swath of precipitation is presently overspreading the area. Expect steady rainfall for much of the overnight with times of heavy rain and embedded thunderstorms. 148 more words


Weather Blog: Expect To See Steady Snowfall During Morning Commute

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Enjoy our last mild day today for quite an extended stretch as arctic air arrives by tomorrow afternoon and lingers into midweek next week. 207 more words


Weather Blog: Potential For Snow This Weekend

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After mild temperatures accompany us through midweek, a cold front is set to traverse the area on Thursday and open to door to a resurgence of cold, Canadian air. 149 more words


Warmer Winters Don't Mean Less Snow

by Lauren Casey

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In our warming world, the overall area of North America covered by snow is decreasing.

That is because more winter precipitation is falling as rain instead of snow. 177 more words