Anthony R. Wood

Anthony R. Wood

Tony Wood has been writing about weather and the atmosphere for The Inquirer for more than 25 years.

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Why there are so many acorns this year

Acorn fallout varies radically from year to year.

Nor’easter threatens Jersey Shore beaches; ‘sand-ripping’ 50 mph gusts and flooding possible

Winds were gusting past 30 mph Saturday morning and were due were due to crest on Sunday, with gusts of perhaps up to 50 mph, the National Weather Service said.

With blast of Arctic cold, Philly sets 3 low-temperature records

The low temperature broke a record set 23 years ago.

After first snowflakes, record cold, single-digit wind chills expected for Philly area

Three records could fall Wednesday, and SEPTA is wary of cold stress on Regional Rail overhead wires.

How does a forecasted snowstorm fizzle out? Blame the computers.

The new, improved U.S. forecast model and others had foreseen major snow for Tuesday. What happened?

Philadelphia police investigating several shooting incidents

All six of the shooting victims were hospitalized.

This morning was the coldest it's been in Philly since March. And it's about to get even colder.

While the cold is a sure thing, computer models are still feuding about snow.

Mercury crosses the sun soon, and it’s the last chance to see it until 2032

Mercury will come out of hiding for five hours. It will be a window onto how thousands of planets were discovered in the Milky Way.

Upper Darby’s Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood announces his retirement, but says 'I really don’t want to leave'

The blunt-spoken cop has been in the public eye since his days as a Philadelphia police officer in the 1960s and 70s.