Stories tagged: rain
Thu., Aug. 14, 2014
Record-shattering rainfall inundates Long Island, N.Y.
NEW YORK – Some records are broken. Others are smashed beyond belief. The rain that hit the New York City suburbs late Tuesday and early Wednesday clearly fell into the …
UPDATED: Thu., March 6, 2014, 8:31 a.m.
Record rainfall causes flooding, road closures
Spokane broke a 64-year-old record for daily rainfall Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. Coupled with melting snow, high waters caused authorities to close some roads in outlying areas …
Wed., March 5, 2014, 8:49 a.m.
Plenty of rain in Washington forecast
SEATTLE — The National Weather Service says a series of Pacific storms will bring rain to Washington through Thursday.
Fri., Feb. 14, 2014, 8:17 a.m.
Soggy President’s Day weekend expected
Rain and snow are possibilities for each of the next seven days, National Weather Service forecasters say. Temperatures will remain at or above the freezing mark, but sunshine will be …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2014, 8:32 a.m.
Rain, snow forecast mid-week in Washington
After one more dry day, a change is expected in the area’s weather Tuesday. The National Weather Service says light precipitation is expected Tuesday with a little more light rain …
Tue., Jan. 7, 2014
Inland Northwest set for winter storms this week
A series of three winter storms are going to bring some needed new snow to the mountains of the Inland Northwest and a mix of snow and rain to lower …
Sat., Nov. 30, 2013, 4:08 p.m.
National Weather Service issues winter storm warning; predicts heavy snowfall in mountains
Travelers be warned: The National Weather Service predicts a strong storm system will bring heavy mountain snow to Eastern Washington and the Idaho Panhandle early this week, along with frigid …
Mon., Sept. 30, 2013, 7:57 a.m.
Rainy, cool conditions to linger through the week
A particularly wet September in Spokane will end with more rain showers in the forecast Monday. October will also start wet and cooler-than-average, with sunshine returning by Thursday.
Thu., June 27, 2013
Rains damage cherries
YAKIMA – Recent showers have been bad news for some cherry growers in Central Washington. The Yakima Herald-Republic reported growers have been trying to prevent wet cherries from splitting by …
Fri., June 21, 2013
Downpour packs a wealth of hope
Drenching rain and record cold ushered out the last day of spring, but to some, this week’s weather represents a “million dollar rain,” arriving in time to nourish grain crops …
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 …