Stories tagged: forecast
Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Highs in the 80s will reign all week
Summer weather will continue through the week, with afternoon readings mainly in the 80s in Spokane.
Tue., June 27, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
IMF trims economic forecast for U.S.
The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its outlook for the U.S. economy, citing the number of uncertainties that surround President Donald Trump’s plans to boost economic growth.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Snow returns to the mountains, but warmer weather will arrive by the weekend
Fresh snow fell across the Cascades and Kettle Range on Tuesday, but forecasters said the late taste of winter is going away by Friday.
Mon., May 1, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Wildfire outlook report: Southwest, Florida at risk; Northwest more normal
Wildfires this summer are expected to be most severe in southwestern U.S. states, Florida, Georgia and in some parts of California and Nevada, forecasters said Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 11:30 p.m.
Sunshine and 80 degrees forecast Thursday offer a summer tease for Spokane
Unpack your shorts. It will hit the 70s, and maybe even the 80s this week.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016, 4:28 p.m.
Frigid temperatures giving way to highs in 30s, 40s
People tired of bundling up in five layers just to head out the door to their cars can take heart – a warmup is coming.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Forecasters predict a frigid week ahead in Inland Northwest
The Spokane area will experience light snowfall Sunday before temperatures plunge to single digits Monday evening, the Spokane National Weather Service reports.
Thu., July 7, 2016, 5:44 p.m.
Forecast for stocks in the second half of year: Turbulence
The stock market has been on a frustrating, dizzying roller-coaster ride to nowhere the last couple of years. It’s still not over.
Fri., Feb. 7, 2014
Drier year, warm spring expected in Inland Northwest
Unless it turns exceptionally wet in the next few months, the Inland Northwest is in store for an abnormally dry year, with a moderate drought forecast for much of Eastern …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2012
Winter expected to be colder, wetter than usual in region
Last week, I gave our area snowfall predictions for the upcoming winter. Snowfall totals in our region for November are likely to end up above normal as more snow is …
Wed., Feb. 2, 2011
Expected slow melt, rain should help crops, forecaster says
Keep your hat and gloves at the ready because cold weather will linger across the Inland Northwest throughout the rest of this winter and into spring. Art Douglas, who farmers …
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011
Snow and cold in forecast for region
Rain and snow are expected to make a comeback this weekend, followed by sunny skies and cold temperatures in the coming week. From today’s expected high of 40, temperatures will …
Fri., Sept. 24, 2010, 10:16 a.m.
Sun and warmth in 6-day forecast
Still have some outdoor chores left to do from the summer? This next week may be your last opportunity to work (or play) in warm weather before fall takes over.
Thu., Nov. 26, 2009, 5:18 p.m.
Rain to accompany Friday shopping frenzy
Black Friday also will be a wet Friday in the Inland Northwest. Rain tonight is expected to continue into the morning as thousands of shoppers line up at stores for …
Sat., Sept. 5, 2009, 5:07 p.m.
Get ready for some rain
Cooler, wetter weather is heading our way, the National Weather Service said today. A Pacific low-pressure system is moving slowly across the Northwest this weekend, and steady rain is falling …
Tue., Aug. 4, 2009
Forecasters predict respite from the heat
After a run of hot temperatures, cool weather and thunderstorms are expected to reach Spokane and Coeur d’Alene by Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. While the weather outlook …
Sat., March 7, 2009, 12:57 p.m.
A gray morning followed by strong winds
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook as an unseasonably cold low pressure system moves through eastern Washington and North Idaho.
Fri., Dec. 26, 2008, 7:31 a.m.
Winter storm warning downgraded
The morning commute is clear yet icy - snow expected later in the day
Sun., April 27, 1997
Uneven Growth The Northwest’s Current Economic Good Fortune Isn’t Being Shared Equally By All Geographic Areas
Although the Inland Northwest economy continues to grow, it remains a soft spot in an otherwise vigorous region. When government economists representing the four Northwest states, as well as Alberta …
Tue., Jan. 14, 1997
Business Leaders See Inflation Ahead
Business leaders ended 1996 more confident than at the end of the third quarter but plan to push prices higher, suggesting inflation may increase, a new survey shows. Almost 30 …
Tue., Jan. 14, 1997
Retailers See Luke Warm Sales For 1997
U.S. retailers, after enduring less-than-robust holiday sales, aren’t likely to see better times this year, though bargain stores and those that sell basic goods may continue to see stronger sales …