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STEM: Local Expert Explains How 'Firenadoes' Form

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Recently, you may have caught some mesmerizing video of one of Mother Nature’s hottest phenomena. Last week in Oregon and yesterday just east of Los Angeles, firenadoes have been spinning up, so I headed over to Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute, where Jacqueline Schneider gave us a real-life demonstration on how firenadoes form. 377 more words


Expert: Perseids Meteor Shower Will Make For 'Wonderful Astronomy Evening'

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — For star gazers and all those alike, tonight’s sky is set to reveal a feast for the eyes. One of the year’s most spectacular meteor showers peaks tonight and I talked with Derrick Pitts, Chief Astronomer and Planetarium Director at Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute about what to expect from the Perseids. 303 more words


Slight Risk Of Severe Weather Today

By Lauren Casey

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening across the Delaware Valley.

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a ‘Slight Risk’ of severe weather across much of the area today including Center City Philadelphia. 75 more words


Steady Snow, High Winds And Near-Zero Visibility Expected Over Next Several Hours

By Lauren Casey

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Snow to continue heavy and steady overnight across the Delaware Valley. Winds speeds to increase dramatically by midnight with winds at 30 to 35 mph and gusts to 50 mph through tomorrow afternoon. 203 more words


Weather Blog: Lauren Casey & Germany TV Crew Meet Up, Talk Local Weather

Recently, I had the fun and unique opportunity discuss Minnesota weather with Ingo Zamperoni a correspondent for ADR/WDR television in Germany.

Ingo hosts a show called “Worldwide” and in this episode, called “Cologne Double”, the WDR crew travelled to Cologne, Minnesota to capture the American version of a German city bearing the same name. 45 more words