Stories tagged: rain
UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Rain continued falling Friday as Spokane tried to dry out from storms that flooded downtown businesses and damaged streets during Thursday’s evening commute. A National Weather Service meteorologist said reports …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 5:44 p.m.
A fast-moving storm hit Spokane Thursday afternoon, bringing with it thunder, lightning and a heavy downpour and flooding across the city.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
A flood watch was in effect across Eastern Washington and North Idaho as heavy rain and thunderstorms began Thursday afternoon.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
City officials in Pullman say they usually have 12 to 24 hours to prepare for potential flooding.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:41 a.m.
Heavy rain caused flash flooding Tuesday night in Pullman and Moscow, sweeping up cars, damaging buildings and trapping about two dozen people inside businesses.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Predicted overnight snow will likely lead to an icy and perhaps snowy Thursday morning commute, a reminder that winter isn’t over.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Two communities in Northern California’s wine country were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless downpour across an already waterlogged region.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Up to 4 inches of snow expected in Spokane by Wednesday evening; even more in Pullman, Coeur d’Alene
The National Weather Service said Spokane will get 3 to 4 inches of snow between 10 a.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wednesday, while Coeur d’Alene will get 4 to 6 …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
Two employees and one of their spouses have purchased the restaurant and bar and are planning to largely keep things the same while they get comfortable in their new roles. …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
Holiday travel numbers expected to hit a record high; snow possible in low-lying areas of Eastern Washington
The trade group AAA estimates a 4.4 percent increase in holiday travel nationwide this year compared to 2017, and weather conditions are expected to be wet and potentially snowy in …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
A strong thunderstorm dumped copious amounts of rain in the South Sound, leading to some urban flooding in Tacoma, Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 3:47 p.m.
Rain is helping to extinguish a deadly wildfire in Northern California’s Gold Rush country, but the moisture is also turning ash into thick paste and hindering the hunt for telltale …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
An unseasonably warm weekend in Spokane is expected to give way to cooler temperatures throughout this week, with a slight chance of rain on Tuesday and Wednesday and some snow …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
The impact of remnants from Tropical Storm Rosa was still rippling across Arizona Thursday as a collision on a washed out highway near the Grand Canyon left one person dead …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Greek authorities are looking for three missing people on a Greek island after a rare and powerful Mediterranean storm dumped heavy rain on the region.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
All around the world, people fall asleep to different sounds. Maybe you hear a snoring dog, whooshing waves, noisy traffic, chirping crickets, a soft lullaby, or raindrops.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Stranded by Florence’s epic floods days after the hurricane hit North Carolina, Wilmington residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday for free food, water and tarps, while officials managed to …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. “The …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Hurricane Florence’s leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hulking storm closed in with 105 …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
About a quarter inch of rain fell over much of Eastern Washington and North Idaho Sunday and Monday morning, clearing out smoke and dampening the thirsty landscape.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Officials in Virginia say a dam that overflowed Thursday is currently stable but are asking people who were evacuated to stay out of their homes until there’s dry weather.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
So-called “Silva Cells,” chambers of fluffy soil and air used to store stormwater, are being constructed with plastic frames beneath several intersections in the historic West Central neighborhood. They’re part …
Tue., July 3, 2018, 11 a.m.
Heavy rains forecast for northern Thailand could worsen flooding in a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach are waiting to be extracted by rescuers, possibly forcing authorities to …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
On Thursday, Summer Parkways, an annual outdoor block party, welcomed bicyclists and runners on a 3-mile loop of the South Hill including Manito and Comstock parks. But this year it, …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
powerful storm dropped more rain across California on Thursday, swelling rivers, flooding streets and causing some mudslides but so far sparing communities a repeat of the disastrous debris flows that …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
The first few days of March will see overnight snow with rain during the day, as temperatures struggle to reach 40 degrees in urban areas. Mountain regions could see significant …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 11 p.m.
Time to break out the shovels and snow gear again. Well, maybe not, depending on your latitude.
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 11:05 a.m.
Plenty of rain has fallen in Oregon since October, the beginning of the recorded rain year. Yet the snowpack for the entire state is 54 percent below normal. The snowpack …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Inland Northwest residents woke up to a shiny coat of ice on the roads Tuesday morning, leading to several crashes and slide offs.