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Groundhog Day

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  • AM Rain, PM Partly Sunny

    Very wet this morning, but the rain tapers off by 9 a.m. and the rest of the day should be dry, partly sunny, and top out near 50.  The rest of the week and into the weekend (and probably out to next Tuesday) it will be dry.  We'll have variations on...
  • Natural Perspectives: Winter snows crucial to our water supply

    Thursday is Groundhog Day. According to legend, if a groundhog comes out of hibernation and sees its shadow on this day, we will have six more weeks of winter. We sure could use more winter. Since California, like most of the United States, hasn't had...
  • Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Sees Shadow

    Groundhog Day: Punxsutawney Phil Sees Shadow
    In a small Pennsylvania town Thursday morning, a group of men held a groundhog in the air and claimed that it had seen its shadow, predicting six more weeks of winter weather. Regardless of what Punxsutawney Phil or any other rodent says, six more...
  • Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter

    Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter
    If you were hoping to be done with winter, Punxsutawney Phil had some bad news for you on Thursday. After the groundhog was summoned from his burrow at the Gobbler's Knob hill in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, observers proclaimed that "the prognosticator...
  • Happy Groundhog Day! Nice Weather!

    A ridge of high pressure will dominate our weather for the next week or so, sending the jet stream and stormy weather to our north. Today through the weekend and into the beginning of next week, we will be dry with variations on this theme:  some...
  • Unusually Quiet February Continues

    Unusually Quiet February Continues
    Two days of sunshine and mild temperatures highlighted a weekend that, at least on the calendar, marked the 'middle' weekend of winter. Monday marks Day Six of dry conditions and warmer-than-average temperatures to start the month of February.  Partly...
  • Marijuana Odor: High School Student Charged with Possession

    Marijuana Odor: High School Student Charged with Possession
    A school bus driver notices the smell of marijuana on a 17 year old high school student. It happened last week on Groundhog Day.  The driver alerted officials at Solanco High School, in southern Lancaster County about the odor.   Officials at the school...
  • Winter advisory issued as season's first serious snow storm takes aim at Chicago

    Winter advisory issued as season's first serious snow storm takes aim at Chicago
    The season's first serious storm is expected to dump as much as 8 inches of snow on the Chicago area Thursday and Friday, and the National Weather Service says high winds and plunging temperatures could make traveling hazardous. Snow will start falling...
  • Lehigh County Turns 200

    Lehigh County Turns 200
    Entering its third century, Lehigh County remains what it has ever been: a place of promise and paradox. The promise is in the people -- 350,000 of them, give or take, any one of whom might turn out to be the next Frank Buchman or Constantine Hering, the...
  • Emanuel praises Obama's tenure: GM alive, bin Laden isn't

    Emanuel praises Obama's tenure: GM alive, bin Laden isn't
    On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared on "Meet the Press" today to make the pitch for electing President Barack Obama to a second term. Emanuel is set to deliver a speech on Tuesday that he says will "testify" to...
  • Ryan Hunter-Reay Claims Championship in Dramatic IZOD Indycar Season Finale

    Ryan Hunter-Reay Claims Championship in Dramatic IZOD Indycar Season Finale
    The final race of the 2012 IZOD IndyCar Series season turned out to be a "Dream Sequence." For the series champion, Ryan Hunter-Reay, he never gave up on his dream of not only competing against but beating the best drivers in the world as he became the...