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Where Spotted Lanternfly Eggs Can Survive Winter Temperatures in Pennsylvania & How to Spot Their Egg Masses and Dispose of Them

The spotted lanternfly has taken much of the Mid-Atlantic by storm this year, but parts of Pennsylvania have been dealing with the invasive bug for a while now. Native to China, the spotted lanternfly was first spotted in the United States in Berks County, PA in 2014 and has spread very quickly due to factors…

Tropical Storm Ian Forecast to Strike West Coast of Florida As Cat 3 Hurricane; Impacts Farther Up East Coast Possible

The forecast path of Tropical Depression 9 is slowly narrowing, and the impacts on Florida, the Carolinas, and even potentially PA will greatly depend on the amount of land interaction the storm has over Western Cuba. If the center moves over a narrow stretch of Western Cuba, it has a real potential to make landfall…

2022 Fall Foliage Forecast: Varying Vibrancy Expected Across Pennsylvania

In a few hours we will officially welcome in the Fall 2022 season, meaning daylight and darkness are equal in length. But the amount of daylight won’t be the only thing dropping, as a strong cold front will push southeast through the state today, ushering in much cooler air. This won’t be transient either, as…

Average Annual Precipitation in Pennsylvania: Emphasis On Elevation

Average annual precipitation varies by as much as 20″ across Pennsylvania, and for the most part it’s all about elevation. The Western PA plateau areas, west of the mountains, are the main exception where normal precipitation is more dependent on lake effect precipitation, mainly in the form of snow. This explains why areas north of…

Average Snowfall in PA: From 18 Inches to Over 12 FEET Of Snow, Where Does Your Town Rank?

There’s no season like winter in Pennsylvania – the time of year when we actually do care about the weather. It can get pretty hot and humid in the summer, but as not as bad as down south. We get some decent thunderstorms, but almost never anything like tornado alley. We occasionally get tropical storms,…

Rainfall Forecast for Late Weekend – Early Next Week; Fall Foliage Implications

Just like last weekend, we are in for another dry and beautiful start to the weekend followed by some showers that will stick around for a few days. Although the amount of rain will not be comparable, with maximum totals of about 1.5″ possible through Tuesday. This is good news for fall foliage season in…

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