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21 Things You Just Can’t Escape on a Philly Snow Day

Cecily Tynan utters the phrase “polar vortex.” Your next door neighbor tells you, “When I was a kid, I used to walk two miles uphill […]

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People Whining About Snow School Closings Need to Shut the Hell Up

It happens every time. Philly announces school closings due to a snow or “wintry weather” forecast, and there’s an uproar from small-minded, privileged, or Eisenhower-era […]

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The Snow Is Here, Philly: The Latest on Roads, Public Transit, and More

This post will be updated frequently throughout the day. Last update: 4 p.m. This morning, a beautiful white powder was falling upon the Philadelphia region. But forecasters […]

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Yes, Philly Is Getting More Snow Monday Night (and Tuesday)

Enjoy waking up to the snow on Monday? Great — because we’re getting some more. Forecasters say another winter storm will hit on Monday evening […]

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Yes, It’s Supposed to Snow (a Little) in Philly This Weekend

It’s starting to actually feel like winter in Philly this week, thanks to the wind and dropping temperatures — and now forecasters say we’re in […]

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The California Wildfires Are Bringing Haze to Philly

I had a feeling I wasn’t seeing things yesterday; Anyone else notice haze hanging over the city? Apparently it was a product of the massive, deadly wildfires […]

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Basically, Nobody Has a Clue How Much Snow We’re Getting Today

With the official start of winter still more than a month away, Philadelphia is getting its first taste of winter weather on Thursday. The snow […]

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The First Wintry Mix of the Year Is Coming to Philly

It’s winter, people, even if not officially: The temperature has dropped, it now gets dark before one leaves the office, and the first wintry mix […]

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Remnants of Florence to Bring Downpours to Philly Area on Tuesday

What’s left of deadly Hurricane Florence, a tropical depression as of 5 a.m. on Monday, will make its way to the Philadelphia area on Tuesday, […]

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What We Know (So Far) About How Hurricane Florence Will Affect Philly

Hurricane Florence continued to move toward the Southeast Coast as a category 4 hurricane on Wednesday morning, with expected landfall in the Carolinas by early Friday. Predicting […]

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The Rain Continues: Coastal Flood Warning in Effect for Jersey Shore

Bad news for those cursing the miserable weather this weekend: The rain isn’t letting up anytime soon. In fact, the forecast is particularly bad at the Jersey […]

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Philly Schools to Close Early Thursday Due to Heat

The School District of Philadelphia has extended this week’s heat-related early dismissals to Thursday. Public schools first announced on Monday that they would close at 1 p.m. […]

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Summer Isn’t Over Yet: Heat Advisory, Code Orange Issued for Philly Region

We may have been blessed with a few fall-like days recently, but it’s still August — evidently. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory […]

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Philly Schools Will Send Students Home Early Due to “Excessive Heat”

On Monday afternoon, the School District of Philadelphia announced that students at all Philly schools will be dismissed early on Tuesday and Wednesday due to […]

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Wells Fargo Center to Switch to 100 Percent Wind Energy

The Wells Fargo Center — and the Flyers and Sixers games it hosts — will soon make one big leap into the future. The South Philadelphia […]