Stories tagged: precipitation
Sun., Sept. 10, 2017
Spokane sets new record for lack of rainfall
As fires continue to burn through the tinder-dry West, Spokane marks a new milestone Sunday. At 74 days, the city is now experiencing its longest dry spell on record.
Wed., April 19, 2017, noon
Steve Christilaw: Prep athletes persevere in precipitation
You know the dreary weather has piled up over too many days when you let your dog out to do her business and she gives you a dirty look when …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Skies expected to dry up for a few days
Spokane’s dreary winter continued Tuesday, with new snow and rain making this month the second wettest February in Spokane on record.
Thu., Jan. 8, 2015
Randy Mann: Precipitation levels likely to be decent in 2015
The new year started off with snow across the Inland Northwest. Then, the milder weather pattern moved in, bringing rain to the region. Even with the weekend snowfall, Spokane International …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 26, 2014, 2:52 p.m.
Snow, bitter cold on the way
Snow will begin to fall in the Spokane area around midnight Saturday, with up to six inches expected on the ground by Sunday morning. Even heavier snow is expected across …
Sun., Feb. 9, 2014, 6:18 p.m.
West Coast drinks up snow, rain
SEATTLE — A significant weekend storm disrupted plans across the Northwest U.S., blanketing parts of Washington state with snow, socking Oregon and California with rain and contributing to the deaths …
Sat., Jan. 4, 2014
Inland Northwest snow pack low as drought looms
A drought spreading across the Western United States is creeping closer to the Inland Northwest. The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that abnormally dry conditions have moved …
Fri., Dec. 27, 2013
Inland Northwest has seen very dry six-month period
The lack of snow and rain in the second half of 2013 has left the Inland Northwest way behind on accumulated precipitation. The National Weather Service on Thursday posted a …
Thu., April 7, 2011
La Nina keeps wet weather coming
We’re in the first week of April and the moisture continues to fall. In fact, the first three months of 2011 were among the wettest in recorded history across parts …
Thu., Nov. 19, 2009
Nation got record-setting drenching in October
According to the National Climatic Data Center, October was the wettest in history across the U.S. The long-term average of precipitation across the country is 2.11 inches. Last month, an …