Barry drenches Gulf Coast, but initially spares New Orleans

A weakened Barry inundated the Gulf Coast but appears unlikely to deluge New Orleans as it slowly advances.

‘It’s powerful’: Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

People are stocking up on food and water, filling sandbags and preparing to hunker down as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana and Mississippi.

‘It’s powerful’: Tropical storm starts lashing Louisiana

People are stocking up on food and water, filling sandbags and preparing to hunker down as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana and Mississippi.

Drenching storms blamed for 3 deaths in Southeast Pa., tornado in South Jersey

It took Berks County rescuers more than five hours to find the woman and her son after she called 911 for help.

Drenching storms blamed for 3 deaths in Southeast Pa., tornado in South Jersey

It took Berks County rescuers more than five hours to find the woman and her son after she called 911 for help.

Rain and storm surge from tropical storm Barry could inundate New Orleans

Tropical Storm Barry is causing flood concerns for New Orleans because of torrential rain and storm surge.

Rain and storm surge from tropical storm Barry could inundate New Orleans

Tropical Storm Barry is causing flood concerns for New Orleans because of torrential rain and storm surge.
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Barry’s remnants could affect Philadelphia area next week

Generating "life threatening" conditions on the Gulf Coast, Barry has become the second named tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, and its remnants could affect the Philadelphia region next week.

After wettest year on record for Pa., N.J., flood watch in effect and ‘Hurricane Barry’ may be a factor

A flash flood watch has been issued for much of the Philadelphia area starting at 2 p.m.

Gulf storm, potential super soaker is likely to become Hurricane Barry in coming days

It’s all but certain that a cosmically soggy mass about 150 miles east-southeast of New Orleans will become the second named storm of the Atlantic Basin hurricane season by Thursday night.

Philadelphia area under air quality alert

The alert is due to higher-than-normal concentrations of ground-level pollution.

That D.C. deluge: Could it happen in the Philadelphia area? Yes, and it has.

That Washington deluge evidently received a huge assist from human activity. We have seen it happen often around here, and will again. Heavy rains are possible Thursday.

In South Jersey, residents still displaced — and cleaning up — after mid-June storm

Residents in three South Jersey counties continue to assess damages and make repairs after heavy rains flooded the area two weeks ago.

Weak tornado in New Jersey overturns parked car but causes no injuries

Weather officials said the maximum 70-mph twister touched down shortly after 2 p.m. in an industrial park.

Tornado touches down at NJ building, flips car, damages roof

A weak tornado has touched down at a commercial building in New Jersey, flipping over a car and causing roof damage before dissipating, authorities said.

Alaskans put away jackets, get out sunscreen amid heat wave

Residents of Anchorage and other south-central cities completed a fifth week of above-normal temperatures, including a record high 90 degrees Thursday in the state's largest city.

It will feel like 100 degrees, and storms may be on the way, as heat wave enters 4th day

The actual temperature will be about 90, but there is so much moisture in the air it will feel even hotter.

July 4th forecast in Philly: Steamy with potential for storms

It is day two of what could be the second heat wave of the year in Philadelphia.

Philly July 4th forecast: What you should know

The ingredients also are in place for scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening hours.

Guadalajara digs out from more than 4 feet of hail

Officials in Mexico's second-largest city say a storm dumped more than 4 feet of hail on parts of the Guadalajara area, damaging hundreds of homes and burying cars up to their windows in some places.

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