| Nov 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
After one of the worst winters on record last year, it's understandable that municipalities might want to build stockpiles of rock salt to rival Egypt's Great Pyramids.
That would be a big mistake, according to Bill Kirk, chief executive officer of...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Treacherous weather predicted for the day before Thanksgiving prompted some of the 46.3 million Americans expected to travel this holiday weekend, the year's busiest, to bump their flight and driving plans up to Tuesday.
Up to 10 inches of snow was...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 6:08 PM
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for a portion of the Lehigh Valley.
Northern Lehigh County, Monroe County, Carbon County and West Central Northampton County will can expect severe storms until 9:30 p.m. tonight. The National Weather Service...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:13 PM
A man driving his daughter's car on South Eighth Street in Allentown during Monday evening's heavy rains got caught under a railroad bridge in 3 or 4 feet of flood water.
Reinaldo Varona, 62, of Brooklyn, N.Y., was on Eighth Street just south of Tioga...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:42 PM
In the Lehigh Valley — which, to some people, seems downright subtropical — this week's weather forecast was a shock.
"Periods of snow," the National Weather Service said Monday in its report on what was coming to the Lehigh Valley area on...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:24 PM
When a powerful storm unleashed 2 inches of rain on Allentown over six hours last summer, that water didn't just saturate lawns, flood roads and dampen basements. It also filled storm sewers with cascading water that blew the tops off manholes along the...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 3:03 PM
A series of snowy and icy storms swept through the southern and northeastern United States over the weekend, leaving at least five people dead and causing the cancellation of thousands of flights -- including more than 1,000 just at Dallas/Fort Worth...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:40 AM
A deadly Halloween storm that caused flooding in central Texas is also blamed for a Kansas school bus crash and heavy winds across the South and Midwest and was moving East on Friday, causing flight delays and power outages.
Up to 13 inches fell on...
| Dec 9, 2013
There are certain football games that linger in NFL lore, and many times it's because of the weather. For Eagles fans, there's the 1948 championship game, played in a Philadelphia snowstorm. The Eagles beat the Chicago Cardinals 7-0 on a......
| Apr 23, 2011
For Ken Brecher to say that being the president of the Library Foundation of Los Angeles is the best job he's ever had -- well, that speaks volumes. Consider that he's run the Sundance Institute, the Boston Children's Museum and a major Philadelphia...
| May 15, 2011
I scrambled out of bed at dawn's first light, dashed to the barn to milk a cow, stopped by the chicken coop to collect fresh-from-the-hen eggs, then doubled back to the farmhouse for breakfast. Six of us gathered around the table at Verdant View Farm B&B,...