Stories tagged: cold weather
Wed., Feb. 8, 2017
Weathercatch: Flash of spring couldn’t undo January’s bitter cold
Remember the stint of unseasonably warm weather that triggered the Big Melt in mid-January? It wasn’t enough to offset the month’s brutal cold that encased the Inland Northwest. In the …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2012, 9:22 a.m.
Spokane to open two warming shelters tonight
The City of Spokane has activated its Homeless Warming Center program due to cold weather.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2011
Offers of warmth as chill settles in
Amanda Duke stopped by the Fresh Start homeless drop-in center in Coeur d’Alene on Monday afternoon, glad to find a place she could feel warm and safe for the night. …
Mon., Jan. 31, 2011
In brief: Former TV newswoman Wilde rescued from river
A former Spokane TV newswoman was rescued from her sport utility vehicle by Spokane County Sheriff’s Office Dive Team members after she drove into Latah Creek on Sunday afternoon. Debra …
Thu., Jan. 20, 2011
Worldwide, this crazy winter is one for the record books
As mentioned in previous articles, the winter of 2010-’11 has been one of the most severe across many parts of the globe. This includes the Inland Northwest as record snows …
Thu., Jan. 6, 2011
La Niña to blame for cold, snowy weather
As I mentioned last week, much of the planet continues to experience some kind of extreme weather. Here in the Inland Northwest, we saw the snowiest November in recorded history. …
Tue., Jan. 4, 2011
More snow, brief warm-up, cold
The first snowstorm of the year is heading toward the Inland Northwest today and could bring another 5 inches of accumulation to the region by Thursday evening. National Weather Service …
Thu., Dec. 30, 2010
Downed trees cut power as snow piles up
A major snowstorm that swept across the Inland Northwest on Wednesday triggered widespread accidents, closed major highways and knocked out power to thousands. At one point Wednesday night, Avista Utilities …
Tue., Dec. 28, 2010
Spokane could see 10 inches by Wednesday, then cold
Winter – barely seven days old, according to the calendar – is making a powerful return to the region this week. Snow, possibly heavy at times into Wednesday, will be …
Fri., Dec. 3, 2010
Melt, anticipated freeze give urgency to removal
Cold weather forecast for this weekend is threatening to turn Thursday’s thick, heavy mess of melting snow into rugged ridges of ice. Road crews in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene …
Wed., Dec. 1, 2010
Warming center opens in Post Falls
St. Vincent de Paul of North Idaho opened its second warming center last week to provide refuge from the cold in Post Falls.
Tue., Nov. 23, 2010, 2:08 p.m.
Cold will keep some North Idaho schools closed Wednesday
The Coeur d’Alene School District will be closed Wednesday due to expected extreme cold, the district announced today.
Mon., Nov. 22, 2010, 9:50 a.m.
Spokane, Cd’A opening warming centers for homeless
The city of Spokane has activated its warming center program in anticipation of extreme cold by this evening.
Thu., Jan. 7, 2010, 8:35 a.m.
Warming centers activated for homeless tonight
Two Spokane warming centers are being activitated tonight to shelter homeless residents who otherwise would shiver outdoors in the arctic cold, city officials said this morning.
Tue., Oct. 6, 2009, 7:29 a.m.
Mild afternoon coming after cold night
Cold overnight temperatures are expected to give way to bright sunshine and a mild afternoon today as highs push toward 60 degrees across the Inland Northwest.
Mon., Dec. 15, 2008, 5:38 p.m.
Winter storm watch for Wednesday
A wind chill advisory that was in effect for most of Eastern Washington and North Idaho this morning was dropped this afternoon, but a winter storm watch was issued for …
Mon., Dec. 15, 2008
Cold snap expected to linger
Frigid temperatures that are expected to last through the week prompted Spokane and Coeur d’Alene shelters to open emergency warming centers for a second night on Sunday. The combination of …