Josh has been passionate about weather as long as his memory dates! From watching the Weather Channel at age 7, to making hand-drawn hurricane maps at age 11, starting his first weather site at 13, and founding PWA at 15 and forecasting for the state for the past seven years, Josh's interest in weather has never dwindled! As difficult as it is, he greatly enjoys forecasting for Pennsylvania due to its countless microclimates. The state is a East Coast severe weather hotspot and nearly always home to the rain/snow line during winter storms!

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…

Line of Strong to Severe Thunderstorms to Push Through Central & Eastern PA Tuesday; Followed By Extended Period of Dry Conditions

A relatively light severe weather season is coming to an end, but not before some thunderstorms roll through parts of Pennsylvania on Tuesday. The Storm Prediction Center has placed the eastern two-thirds of the state under a Marginal Risk for damaging winds as a result of these storms tomorrow. Below is the risk map. Storms…

Double Heat Wave This Week As Temperatures Likely to Reach 100° In Areas Sunday; Crucial Heat Safety + Energy Tips

An abnormally hot stretch of weather has begun, with a double heatwave likely as many areas will top out in the 90s through Sunday. Heat indexes will likely surpass the 100 degree mark in many areas on Sunday, with areas near Philadelphia nearing 105°. Temperatures have been around average this summer around our area, despite…

July 11: Another Mostly Dry, Seasonable Week With Thunderstorms Tomorrow

We don’t even need a daily breakdown for this week. With the exception of Tuesday, everyday will be mostly sunny with temperatures in the 80s. Humidity will be less of an issue this week after Tuesday’s front goes through, so overall another spectacular summer week. Tuesday’s severe risk isn’t that impressive, it’s your typical scattered…

June 30: Heating Up Today, Scattered Thunderstorms to Start Weekend; Fireworks Forecast

Today Temperatures today will near 90 degrees in much of Southern Pennsylvania, with 80s all around. Sunny skies continuing for yet another day. Friday Isolated thunderstorms may develop Friday afternoon in northern and western areas, but there’s just a Marginal Risk of severe thunderstorms. Elsewhere, no rain is expected and temperatures will be well into…