Stories tagged: rain
Sun., June 2, 2013
Rain delaying Northwest fire season
BOISE – Rain and cooler temperatures mean the wildfire season in Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Montana will start later than initially predicted, officials with the National Interagency Fire Center said …
Mon., May 20, 2013, 7:36 a.m.
Cooler, wetter week ahead in Washington
SEATTLE — Forecasters say Washington is in for a change in weather to a cool, wet spell that is expected to last the rest of the week. The National Weather …
Mon., May 13, 2013, 6:52 a.m.
Thunderstorms possible in Eastern Washington
SPOKANE — The National Weather Service says thunderstorms are possible in Eastern Washington this afternoon as a cold front sweeps through the Inland Northwest. Forecasters say it could bring the …
Thu., March 28, 2013
Spring should be drier than last year
With the official beginning of spring last week, many are eagerly awaiting a longer stretch of sunshine and warmer weather. At the Spokane International Airport, March has been drier and …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2013, 10:09 a.m.
Winter storm to blow into Inland NW today, Friday
A pair of Pacific storms is heading toward the Inland Northwest and will bring potentially heavy snow to some mountain areas and a mix of snow and rain at lower …
Fri., Jan. 25, 2013
With Rain, weather’s fine
Sure, James Arness and Kelsey Grammer are in the record books for playing the same characters – Marshal Matt Dillon and Dr. Frasier Crane – for 20 years. Joe Bithorn …
Thu., Dec. 6, 2012
Inland Northwest winding up wet year
There are a few weather stations across the Inland Northwest that are on track to have the wettest year in recorded history. In northwestern Coeur d’Alene, as of early this …
Tue., Nov. 20, 2012
Mostly mild for holiday
A storm whipping the West Coast is causing high winds and rain in Eastern Washington. Ron Miller, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Spokane, said the wet, blustery …
Mon., Nov. 19, 2012, 7:33 a.m.
Wet forecast for Thanksgiving week in Washington
SEATTLE — Wet and windy weather with mountain snow will continue this week in Washington, but there may be a lull for turkeys to land on Thanksgiving Day tables, forecasters …
Fri., Nov. 16, 2012, 7:04 a.m.
Wet Thanksgiving week forecast in Washington
SEATTLE — Forecasters expect a series of strong storms will bring wet and windy weather to Washington through Thanksgiving Day with heavy mountain snow and a chance of flooding on …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2012, 7:34 a.m.
November rain storms heading toward Washington
SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says a series of strong Pacific frontal systems are heading toward the Northwest and will bring heavy rains at times this weekend and into …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2012, 7:49 a.m.
Rains raise flood watch in parts of Washington
SEATTLE — The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for portions of Washington because of heavy rains expected today and Wednesday.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2012, 10:38 a.m.
Wet week ahead in Washington, including Halloween
SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says Washington is in for a wet week, including Halloween.
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 2:56 p.m.
Inland Northwest rain here to stay awhile
Today’s rain is a preview of the upcoming week in the Inland Northwest.
Thu., Oct. 11, 2012, 6:44 a.m.
Washington dry spell ending, rain on the way
SEATTLE — Washington residents can say so long to what’s left of summer. The National Weather Service says the dry spell is ending as the pattern changes this weekend to …
Sun., July 15, 2012
Flash flood halts traffic on I-90
A sudden downpour of rain and hail caused flash flooding in parts of east Spokane and Spokane Valley and brought traffic to a standstill on Interstate 90 on Saturday afternoon. …
Thu., June 28, 2012
Rain breaks records in Inland Northwest
Up to 7 inches of rain drenched the Inland Northwest this month, setting records at numerous locations across the region. An inch or more fell in areas north of Spokane …
Tue., June 26, 2012, 12:17 p.m.
Half inch of rain or more falls by noon
The Spokane and Coeur d’Alene region has seen a half inch of rain or more during the morning hours today from a strong Pacific storm that is moving across the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2012, 3:49 p.m.
Storm drops quarter inch in 20 minutes at SIA
Spokane International Airport had a quarter inch of rain in just 20 minutes this afternoon when a line of thunderstorms dropped southward across the urban area during the noon hour.
Mon., June 11, 2012, 10:26 a.m.
Nadal tops Djokovic for 7th French Open title
Rain or shine, clay or mud, Sunday or Monday, Rafael Nadal rules Roland Garros. The man they call “Rafa” won his record seventh French Open title Monday, returning a day …
Tue., June 5, 2012, 8:22 a.m.
It’s a good week to tend your moss garden
Do you like rain? If you do, you’ll love the forecast for the coming week:
Mon., April 16, 2012, 10:51 a.m.
Rain keeps Inland Northwest cool
The first in a series of three rainstorms is crossing the region today, bringing cool temperatures with it.
UPDATED: Wed., April 4, 2012, 10:37 a.m.
Snow, rain keep falling; disaster in N. Idaho
As another snow storm covered mainly grassy surfaces around Spokane and Coeur d’Alene this morning, emergency managers in North Idaho were trying to figure out how they are going to …
Mon., April 2, 2012
Ulricks’ roof collapses
Rain pooled from March’s record rainfall on an auto shop in north Spokane caused the building’s roof to collapse early Sunday, according to the Spokane Fire Department. Crews were called …
Sun., April 1, 2012, 8:13 p.m.
Record rainfall leads to derailment, roof collapse
Record rainfall likely caused the closure of two rail lines in North Idaho, a highway blockage in Pend Oreille County, a roof collapse in North Spokane and flooding along some …
Thu., March 29, 2012, 5:17 p.m.
Spokane sets March rainfall record
Steady moderate rain late this afternoon brought enough precipitation for Spokane to set a new record for the soggiest March since record keeping began in 1881.
Thu., March 29, 2012
April’s will set stage for plenty of May flowers
Over the past three months, a particular weather pattern has emerged: The earlier weeks of the month are drier and milder than normal; the later weeks are colder, wetter and …
Wed., March 28, 2012, 6:41 a.m.
Storm bringing more mountain snow in Washington
SEATTLE — It may be spring, but the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch through Thursday for the Olympics and Cascades.
Tue., March 27, 2012
Spokane set a daily record for rainfall on Monday – the second time this month — setting the stage to turn March into the soggiest one on record here. Monday’s …
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2012, 12:36 p.m.
Slush, snow causing numerous accidents
Numerous accidents were reported throughout the Spokane region this morning due to a wet mix of rain and snow that made for messy roads.