Stories tagged: national weather service
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 7:40 p.m.
Light northeasterly winds are bringing Montana wildfire smoke back into the Inland Northwest. Until winds shift Saturday, it’s likely the skies will remain hazy and unhealthy for groups sensitive to …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Spokane is on track to break its record for the second-longest dry spell Sunday, and could set a new one for longest dry spell if rain holds off the following …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 5:15 p.m.
After three hours on the first day of June, the record was broken for the wettest October through June since record-keeping began in 1895.
Thu., May 4, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
A series of thunderstorms rolling through Western Washington downed trees and power lines, but no serious injuries were reported.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
The National Weather Service would have to boost research – including some from private companies – to improve forecasts and storm warnings under a bill headed to the president’s desk.
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 9 p.m.
Spokane’s winter snow total topped 60 inches late Tuesday after 4.2 more inches fell at Spokane International Airport, the National Weather Service reported. The new total puts the city over …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 9:18 a.m.
A snow storm that missed Spokane and Coeur d’Alene last night covered areas of north Idaho and parts of Shoshone county southeast of Coeur d’Alene in as much as a …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
The worst of a winter storm appears to have missed Spokane, but more snow is on the way. The National Weather Service forecast previously called for up to 8 inches …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
If you thought the worst of winter was over, you were wrong.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Batten down the hatches and keep the bailing buckets handy – the National Weather Service in Spokane is calling for another inch of rain by Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 5, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
The National Weather Service has canceled its storm advisory and no longer expects a second blanket of snow in the Spokane area this weekend.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 8:26 p.m.
After a dayslong break from heavy snow and rainfall, the Spokane area will experience some fresh snow Sunday evening – but it’s likely not going to stick around for long.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 5:48 a.m.
A freezing rain storm is headed to Eastern Washington and North Idaho.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
The National Weather Service is expecting a “wintry mess” across the Inland Northwest Tuesday and Wednesday, leading to heavy ice accumulations and slick roads.
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
Snow ushered in the new year Sunday in the Inland Northwest, but gusty winds and frigid temperatures are expected to put their stamp on the first week of 2017.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 4:16 p.m.
John Livingston, meteorologist-in-charge of the National Weather Service bureau in Spokane has retired after more than two decades of forecast improvements
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 5:51 a.m.
Spokane street crews have embarked on a full plowing operation of all city streets. The National Weather Service is predicting gusty winds in Spokane on Tuesday, following the snowstorm overnight. …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Snow will keep falling on Spokane and Coeur d’Alene through Saturday night, and temperatures appear likely to drop on Sunday and Monday.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
Up to 6 inches of snow expected in the Inland Northwest Friday and Saturday will make for treacherous holiday travel.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 8:23 a.m.
Temperatures are expected to plunge Friday as an arctic cold front moves into the Inland Northwest, bringing light winds and the occasional flurry of snow.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 5 a.m.
Pacific storms have long battered the region, but the one on Nov. 17, 2015 brought together nature’s forces in a most devastating way.
Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 5:42 p.m.
Weather experts are seeing a likelihood that the Inland Northwest will get more snow than it has in the past two winters
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 5:53 p.m.
A day of steady, sometimes heavy rain prompted the Spokane office of the National Weather Service to issue a flood advisory for Spokane and Kootenai counties Thursday evening.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 8:56 a.m.
The Spokane area likely saw the worst of this weekend’s stormy weather early Friday morning, forecasters say.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 5:21 p.m.
A cold core funnel cloud was spotted near Mica Peak south of Liberty Lake Thursday afternoon, according to the Spokane office of the National Weather Service.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 6:33 p.m.
The weather system that whipped up Sunday’s fires is often associated with August wildfires, including the Big Burn of 1910.
Tue., June 14, 2016, 10:46 a.m.
A preliminary storm survey determined a tornado that hit the east-central Montana town of Baker last weekend reached the EF-3 level, matching the strongest tornadoes ever recorded in the state, …
Sun., March 27, 2016, 6:59 p.m.
After an afternoon of sometimes heavy rain and hail, forecasters say snow is possible throughout the area overnight. It’s uncertain if that snow will affect the Monday morning commute.
Thu., March 17, 2016, 2:13 p.m.
Sunshine ushers spring into the Inland Northwest
Wed., March 2, 2016, 8:42 a.m.
Officials say more than 10,000 customers around western Washington remained without power following blustery, rainy weather.