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Recent articles by Andrea:

Ice dangers in the winter

This week, we look back at icing in the south and explore why freezing rain is the most dangerous of the winter precipitation types. → Read More

Why hasn't south central Pennsylvania gotten much snow this winter?

Another winter storm impacted our area yesterday without leaving much snow. Find out how storm tracks impact precipitation types and keep a big snow out of reach! → Read More

Breakfast-stuffed Sweet Potatoes

In the first segment of Seasonal Servings, Andrea Michaels incorporates sweet potatoes into breakfast with a winter fruit salad recipe that's sure to please! → Read More

Atmospheric river

Another fancy-sounding weather term circulated this week—the atmospheric river. Andrea Michaels explains what it is and why it brought severe flooding to California. → Read More

Hawaii Volcano and Air Quality

We look back at the Mauna Loa eruption, and the air quality concerns that followed. We've had our own this month, but for different reasons. Learn more here! → Read More

Why Hurricane Nicole made landfall in November

We're looking back at Nicole. It made landfall as a weak hurricane early Thursday morning. Although it's not the strongest storm to hit Florida, it's a bit unique. → Read More

First snow of the season

Let's rewind to earlier in the week when another spot in the U.S. saw its first snow of the season. Plus, when do we see ours here in Central Pa.? → Read More

Western Drought

The long-standing drought conditions to our west could further impact the prices for a common kitchen staple that's already hurting from the Russia-Ukraine War. → Read More

Record high temperature in Harrisburg set on Sunday morning

DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa.-- A new record high temperature for Harrisburg on January 12 was set early Sunday morning. At 12:08 a.m. on Sunday, the temperature was 69 degrees in Harrisburg, smashing the old record of 65 degrees that was set back in 2017. → Read More

More opportunity for snow Monday afternoon, then evening snow turns to an icy mix through the night

SNOW TO ICY MIX: A complex system brings snow to the area through Monday morning, and then a snow to icy mix through the night. Light snow is expected to continue until about late morning for most of the region. → Read More

Light snow through Saturday afternoon

A developing coastal system forms out to sea, then pulls away fast, but it clips Central PA with a bit of light snow before leaving. As the system continues to develop this morning, snow showers fill in through about 10 A.M. → Read More

Warm with partly sunny skies for fall’s arrival Friday afternoon

FIRST FALL WEEKEND: Fall arrives today, but it won’t feel like it! It’s a quiet start to the morning, with some hazy spots, perhaps a couple areas of fog. There’s a cloud and sunshine mix as well through the morning. → Read More

Warm with plentiful sun for the last full day of summer

WARM & QUIET: Skies are mostly clear to begin Thursday, but some patchy areas of haze and fog are expected through the morning. This could make visibilities difficult at times for some. Otherwise, plenty of sunshine burns the fog and the haze fast. → Read More

More warmth and humidity with an isolated shower east for Tuesday

WARM, HUMID, SMALL SHOWER CHANCE: Patchy areas of haze and fog start yet another morning. Tuesday is mild and muggy to start, with readings in the upper 50s to middle 60s. → Read More

Clouds and small shower chances begin the warm and humid work week

COUPLE ISOLATED SHOWERS: Overall, it’s a quiet start to the week, but expect it to be on the cloudier side with isolated shower chances. The morning begins mostly sunny to partly cloudy with some patchy areas of fog and haze. → Read More

Bengal Tigers bring stunning acts to the York Fair

Entertainment at the York Fair is always top notch, and this year does not disappoint. One particular act new to the York Fair has been stealing the show all week long! Andrea Michaels caught up with the Bengal Tigers to learn more about the hard work that goes into taming these ferocious felines. → Read More

Return of Summer heading into the weekend

SUMMER FEEL RETURNS Conditions turn much drier through the upcoming weekend. The morning could begin with some patchy areas of haze and fog, otherwise expect sunshine to start the day. Morning lows are in the upper 50s to middle 60s. → Read More

Plenty of clouds Tuesday, then Irma remnants bring shower chances the rest of the week

CLOUDS FROM IRMA, BUT MAINLY DRY: Tuesday is mainly dry, but expect plenty of clouds resulting from Irma. The morning isn’t as chilly due to the abundance of cloud cover. Temperatures begin in the 50s, with perhaps a few pockets managing chilly upper 40s. → Read More

Milder Monday with building clouds, then shower chances the rest of the week

DRY AND MILDER START TO THE WEEK: It’s a milder and quiet start to the new week, but that changes fast. The morning is cool with temperatures in the 40s to lower 50s. → Read More

Cool but nice weekend ahead, with breezy conditions and sprinkles first on Friday

ANOTHER COOL BURST FOR THE WEEKEND: It’s a chilly start across the region on this Friday morning, so grab the jacket heading out the door. Readings are in the middle 40s to lower 50s. There’s plenty of sun to start the chilly day. → Read More