Stories tagged: December 2009
Wed., Dec. 30, 2009, 3:54 p.m.
More snow coming for holiday eve
The main band of overnight snowfall Wednesday has exited the Inland Northwest, but forecasters said snow showers are likely to continue until the next snow storm arrives about 4 p.m. …
Tue., Dec. 29, 2009, 7:31 a.m.
Snow arrives tonight
The first in a series of Pacific storm systems should arrive across the Inland Northwest tonight bringing light amounts of snow to the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene areas and potentially …
Tue., Dec. 29, 2009
Forecast calls for snow on New Year’s holiday
Much of the Inland Northwest may have missed out on a white Christmas this year, but forecasters are promising to make up for it this week. National Weather Service meteorologists …
Mon., Dec. 28, 2009, 5:16 p.m.
Forecast calls for snow this week
The Inland Northwest may have missed out on a white Christmas this year, but forecasters are promising to make up for it this week.
Wed., Dec. 23, 2009, 8:58 a.m.
Arctic cold brushes region, clears skies
A glancing shot of modified arctic has moved across the Inland Northwest this morning, and forecasters said it is having the effect of clearing out any threat of snow through …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2009, 7:24 a.m.
Colder air moves into region
Colder air has started filtering into the Inland Northwest this afternoon as a threat of snow showers diminishes and sets the stage for clear roads through the weekend.
Mon., Dec. 21, 2009, 7:03 a.m.
Winter starts today; holiday weather looks dry
Winter officially arrived at 9:47 a.m. today as travelers prepare for journeys over the two-week holiday period.
Thu., Dec. 17, 2009, 7:43 a.m.
Milder weather continues into Monday
The Inland Northwest should see a break today in the wintry weather that’s gripped the region for nearly two weeks.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2009, 7:45 a.m.
Flood advisory lifted for Spokane, Kootenai counties
An urban and small stream flood advisory issued earlier today for Spokane and Kootenai counties has been lifted. A combination of snow melt and rain clogged streets and storm drains, …
Wed., Dec. 16, 2009
Snowy roads vex drivers
Slushy snow and rain turned to ice Tuesday night, contributing to dozens of collisions across the region. But it wasn’t known if weather was a factor in a four-car crash …
Tue., Dec. 15, 2009, 7:55 a.m.
Drivers doing OK, officers say
Motorists this morning appeared to be negotiating moderate snow accumulations and slippery conditions without a large number of accidents.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2009, 7:38 a.m.
Snow to change to rain by tonight
Snow levels are likely to rise above valley floors today as milder air from the Pacific Ocean cuts away at the cold air left over from last week’s arctic freeze.
Tue., Dec. 15, 2009
First heavy snow, then rain, forecast
Snow is expected to change to rain later today in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene area as temperatures rise above freezing for the first time in two weeks. But the …
Wed., Dec. 9, 2009, 7:37 a.m.
Arctic cold won’t let go
Arctic cold remains entrenched across the Inland Northwest, and forecasters said any serious change won’t come until Monday night and Tuesday.
Wed., Dec. 9, 2009
Stubborn cold hangs on
Arctic cold that refuses to go away apparently was a factor in a string of fires in the past few days in the Spokane region, officials said Tuesday. As the …
Tue., Dec. 8, 2009, 7:21 a.m.
Numbing cold won’t let go
The arctic air flowing into the Inland Northwest isn’t easing its hold on the region just yet.
Tue., Dec. 8, 2009
Heavy snow possible Saturday
As arctic cold grips the Inland Northwest, forecasters are turning their attention to the next weather event: the possibility of snow Saturday and Sunday. A strong warm front may move …
Sat., Dec. 5, 2009
Temperatures set to dive
A strong arctic air mass was moving south from Alaska and Canada and expected to arrive in the Inland Northwest today. Lows could dip to a few degrees above zero …