Keith Mayer, The Reading Eagle

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Recent articles by Keith:

Mild January in Berks eyeing high finishes for temperature and snow dearth

There is still a lot of month left, but the weather pattern seems to be lingering and is not conducive for snow, especially. → Read More

Flash freeze and arctic outbreak top Berks weather last month

Crashing temperatures on Dec. 23 with an arctic air mass was the main event in a mostly mundane December. → Read More

Early morning fire devastates house in Marple Township

Crews arrive in the 1100 block of Cedar Grove Road to find a house fully aflame with all of the occupants outside. → Read More

This year has a shot at being among the 10 coldest Christmases in Berks

That’s only if the forecast pans out and the high is 24 degrees. → Read More

Meteorologists warming audiences to snowstorm then cold at Christmas

There’s no doubt about a storm for Thursday and Friday next week but there is doubt about the rain/snow line and exactly how things will play out in southeastern Pennsylvania. → Read More

November in Berks got off to a warm start but then temperatures took a dive

There was “weather whiplash” for the month but in the scheme of 125 years of temperature data only moderately so → Read More

Chilly Sunday was a date record in Berks, 20th set or tied this year

The 20 date records set or tied this year is among the larger numbers of recent years. → Read More

Gloomy and sunny stretches during October weather in Berks

A current warm spell might get close to record territory. → Read More

As September went on in Berks, summer weather went away

Since the first day of fall on the 22nd, conditions have been all fall-like. → Read More

PennDOT schedules car seat checks in Delaware County

PennDOT said Tuesday that technicians will be offering free car seat safety checks and education to parents and caregivers as part of Child Passenger Safety Week, which runs Sept. 18-24. The goal of the annual safety week is to provide parents and caregivers with free instruction on correctly installing and using the right car seats for their kids. During free car seat checks, technicians will… → Read More

Flash flood warning for most of Delaware, Chester and Montgomery counties

The warning runs until 10:45 this morning with rain rates at inch or more an hour. → Read More

August was a historic weather month in Berks County

It was by far the hottest August in 124 years of records. → Read More

PennDOT has roadwork planned for Delaware County this week

Keep your eyes peeled for nighttime work in key spots. → Read More

Male reportedly shot multiple times in Ridley Park

Ridley Park police were dispatched shortly before 3:30 p.m. Saturday for a gunshot victim in a house in the 100 block of North Swarthmore Avenue. They found the victim hit multiple times with multiple shell casings inside the front door and in the stairwell of a house, according to emergency reports. Medics arrived and took the wounded man to a hospital. Emergency reports showed that a caller… → Read More

Red Cross tips for a safe Labor Day weekend

These tips might contain ideas that you didn’t know. → Read More

Chester man gets federal sentence in meth-dealing conviction

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced Wednesday that Tyrone Smith, 31, Chester, was sentenced to 235 months imprisonment by United States District Court Judge Christopher C. Conner. Smith had a role in distributing methamphetamine in central and southeastern Pennsylvania, the feds said. The distribution area included Chester, Montgomery and Philadelphia… → Read More

Chester Upland school bus rear-ended; 13 kids treated at hospital, officials say

Students were from Toby Farms Elementary, the district says → Read More

Big drinks for many spots in Berks; other locations see little rain

The month is poised to be hottest August on record, and a record run of 80-plus-degree days is also likely. → Read More

Bean bag tournament to benefit nonprofit Growing Wildflowers

That and more events in Berks County in the Bulletin Board for the week of Aug. 22, 2022. → Read More

Rain is in the forecast, but how much and will it help?

Possibly up to 2 inches is forecast for some spots. → Read More