Stories tagged: extreme cold
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. 13, 2011
2010 had mild start but a cold, snowy finish
There’s little doubt that our cycle of wide weather extremes continues across the Inland Northwest and the rest of the world. Thanks to the cooler-than-normal, sea-surface temperature event in the …
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 …
Fri., Dec. 31, 2010
Regional deep freeze will likely last for days
An arctic blast Thursday replaced Wednesday’s crushing snowstorm, leaving the Inland Northwest in a deep freeze expected to continue over the weekend as temperatures dip below zero. Thursday’s daytime high …
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 …
Thu., Dec. 16, 2010
It’s time to brush up on winter warnings
With the official start to winter on Tuesday, many folks have become concerned about the big thaw earlier this week. Much of the snow that fell in late November has …
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.
Wed., Nov. 24, 2010, 3:38 a.m.
Weather keeps some schools closed today
The Coeur d’Alene Kellogg and St. Maries school districts will be closed today due to expected extreme cold, the districts announced earlier.
Tue., March 10, 2009, 9:31 a.m.
Warming centers to open again tonight
Homeless warming centers will open at 8 tonight in three Spokane locations due to extreme weather.