Stories tagged: heat wave
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 3:40 p.m.
In Australia, snakes sometimes slither into suburban backyards and homes. When the weather gets warm, they lounge in the sun. When it gets hot, they seek cool places. When it …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
Residents and tourists in Portugal and Spain stayed in the shade or flocked to the beach Saturday as southern Europe sweltered in a heat wave that has produced near-record temperatures …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
Hot air from Africa is bringing a new heatwave to Europe, prompting health warnings about Sahara Desert dust and exceptionally high temperatures that are forecast to peak at 116.6 Fahrenheit …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
The heatwave gripping large stretches of Europe has already been blamed for deadly forest fires and crop failures. Now freshwater fish could be its next victims.
Tue., July 24, 2018, 2:43 p.m.
Scorching heat radiated across the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday, with the highest temperatures expected in California’s Death Valley during a week that forecasters say could prove to be the region’s …
UPDATED: Sat., July 7, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Firefighters toiled in stifling heat Saturday on the lines of destructive wildfires across the U.S. West, making progress against some blazes while struggling to tame others that have forced evacuations …
Tue., May 22, 2018, 5:30 a.m.
Spokane area residents can expect heat in the low to mid 80s, and flooding continues on the Okanogan and Pend Oreille rivers.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
The heat has peaked for Southern California, but parts of Northern California are set to see it soar some more.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
BELGRADE, Serbia – No wonder it’s been dubbed “Lucifer.” A relentless heat wave that gripped parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record highs for several days, …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 10:09 p.m.
Air quality worsened on Friday, but the smoky air didn’t stop people from flocking to rivers and lakes.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
This summer’s extreme heat is going to continue well into next week along with smoky skies
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 3, 2017, 1:59 p.m.
Air quality in Spokane deteriorated on Wednesday as wildfire smoke arrived on northerly and easterly winds
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
An extended heat wave will combine with winds to allow wildfire smoke to drift as far south as Spokane and across the region.
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 5 a.m.
Temperatures are expected to bake the Inland Northwest this week with highs going from the upper 90s to 100 or hotter
UPDATED: Fri., July 28, 2017, 9:12 p.m.
The next big heat wave hits the Inland Northwest next week
Sun., July 9, 2017
Here’s a look at how people are escaping – and embracing – the heat wave that’s sweeping over the Spokane area.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 5 a.m.
Highs near or above 100 degrees are expected after July Fourth
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
The National Weather Service this morning said that hot weather is likely to reach the Inland Northwest next Wednesday through Friday
Wed., June 7, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 10:03 p.m.
PHILADELPHIA – The heat wave gripping parts of the country including Philadelphia, where tens of thousands are descending upon the city for the Democratic National Convention this week, is not …
Sun., June 28, 2015
They drank a lot of water. They wrapped their heads with wet towels. They sat in the shade close to fans and misting stations. Some found sanctuary between games in …
Sun., June 28, 2015
Saturday’s official high temperature is the hottest ever recorded in Spokane in June. But that record likely will last only one day.
Sat., June 27, 2015, 5:21 p.m.
The official high temperature recorded at the Spokane International Airport – in the shade – was 102, the highest ever recorded in Spokane in June.
Fri., June 19, 2015, 9:09 p.m.
As if it hasn’t been hot enough already, the National Weather Service on Friday said that a change in the weather pattern could bring a new round of heat – …
Tue., June 9, 2015
The heat wave shattering temperature records across Eastern Washington was so intense that it caused a stretch of U.S. Highway 195 to rupture Monday, according to the Washington State Patrol. …
Fri., June 5, 2015
An impending heat wave could put the Northwest in more fire danger. Washington State University meteorologist Nic Loyd said a heat wave will hit Sunday through Tuesday. In general, temperatures …
Tue., July 15, 2014, 3:43 p.m.
A dog was found dead on Tuesday after being tied up to a fence without water or shade, according to the Spokane County Regional Animal Protection Service.
Tue., July 15, 2014
A July heat wave across the Inland Northwest is going to strengthen today through Thursday, keeping temperatures in the 90s and perhaps triple digits. A weak upper-level low pressure area …
Mon., July 1, 2013, 6:28 a.m.
SEATTLE — Triple-digit temperatures are forecast in Eastern Washington Monday and a record high temperature is forecast for Seattle as the heat wave peaks.
Fri., July 6, 2012, 6:52 a.m.
SPOKANE — The National Weather Service says the high pressure system responsible for heat in much of the country is building into the Northwest this weekend.