Stories tagged: rain
Thu., May 26, 2011, 9:10 a.m.
Rivers inch even higher with new rainfall
Rivers are running high and parts of the region remain on a National Weather Service flood watch as rain and melting mountain snowpack send a torrent into waterways.
Wed., May 25, 2011, 8:49 a.m.
Cooler weather in store for holiday weekend
This evening might be your best bet for a Memorial Day barbecue.
Tue., May 24, 2011, 8:37 a.m.
Forecast: Rain, sun, rain … and cool weekend
Today’s soggy weather will be followed by sunshine and higher temperatures in the Inland Northwest Wednesday.
Mon., May 16, 2011, midnight
Continuing rain means more floods
Flood warnings remain in effect for North Idaho and Eastern Washington as rain was expected to continue into this morning. At least one North Idaho camper already has had to …
Sun., May 15, 2011, midnight
Flood warning in effect for much of Inland Northwest
Hope you soaked up as much vitamin D as you could on Saturday. It’s going to have to last you a few days. Today begins the first in a series …
Thu., May 12, 2011, 8:11 a.m.
A couple of nice days coming, then more rain
After today’s rain and 60-degree weather, the sun will return Friday, with a high near 76 expected in Spokane, 73 in Coeur d’Alene. And the high on Saturday could approach …
Thu., April 28, 2011, midnight
Mixed bag of weather today
The Inland Northwest will be peppered with precipitation in the form of rain, snow and graupel today. However, “It’s going to be more rain and graupel than snow,” said meterologist …
Wed., April 27, 2011, midnight
Let it stop
Back-to-back daily precipitation records were set at Spokane International Airport on Monday and Tuesday with more than an inch falling in the two days. The records were part of a …
Thu., April 7, 2011, midnight
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., March 31, 2011, midnight
Mann: Record-setting wet March is less than an inch away
A series of storms across the Inland Northwest may lead to the wettest March in recorded history in the Spokane area. At least 3.29 inches of moisture have fallen so …
Tue., March 29, 2011, 7:42 a.m.
Rain today, rain tonight, rain tomorrow
More rain fell across the region this morning with yet another shot of stormy weather on the way for tonight, forecasters said.
Tue., March 29, 2011, midnight
Rain sets Spokane record for third-soggiest March
The wettest March in 16 years shows no signs of letting up before the month ends Thursday night. The National Weather Service said this March is the third wettest on …
Sun., March 27, 2011, midnight
April showers make us cower
Spring, our rainy season, is when this area most closely resembles the mythic Northwest visualized by uninformed people in other parts of the country. But instead of making us seem …
Thu., March 10, 2011, 7:49 a.m.
‘Atmospheric river’ drenches Inland Northwest
Extremely wet weather is dousing the Inland Northwest today in a pattern that one forecaster described as an “atmospheric river.”
Wed., March 2, 2011, 7:37 a.m.
Rain replaces snow today
The mix of snow and rain falling at daybreak this morning should change to all rain today as a milder Pacific storm system moves across the Pacific Northwest.
Sun., Jan. 30, 2011, midnight
Erratic winter hasn’t hurt wheat yet, farmers say
MOSCOW – With lower temperatures predicted for weeks to come, farmers are eyeing their soggy grounds where winter wheat lies dormant. Without snow insulating the planted crops, low temperatures could …
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011, midnight
Snow and cold in forecast for region
Rain and snow are expected to make a comeback this weekend, followed by sunny skies and cold temperatures in the coming week. From today’s expected high of 40, temperatures will …
Sun., Dec. 26, 2010, midnight
Spokane’s sewage system undergoing quiet upgrade
When it rains in Spokane, it pours sewage into the Spokane River. Faced with a 2017 deadline to stop discharging millions of gallons of raw sewage annually into the Spokane …
Tue., Dec. 7, 2010, midnight
Weather outlook warmer, wetter
All of that snow and ice covering the lowlands of the Inland Northwest may be short-lived, the weatherman said Monday. A series of storms out of the southwest are expected …
Mon., Nov. 1, 2010, 7:42 a.m.
Rain arrives today with mild Pacific system
A frontal system drawing deep moisture from tropical waters of the Pacific Ocean is moving toward the Inland Northwest today.
Fri., Oct. 22, 2010, 7:39 a.m.
Rain, wind to whip Inland NW by Sunday
The sunny side of autumn is going away today to be replaced by clouds and rain this weekend. National Weather Service forecasters said clouds are likely today with a high …
Fri., Oct. 8, 2010, midnight
Relief today, but weekend turns soggy
More rain is likely this weekend after a stubborn storm doused the region with a steady drip-drip-drip on Thursday. A quarter inch of rain fell by Thursday afternoon in downtown …
Sun., Sept. 12, 2010, midnight
Strong La Niña may bring wetter-than-normal fall to area
Most people associate the fall season with things like “back-to-school” and college football. Seeing as we’re in the midst of these things, the cloudy skies and cooler temperatures might seem …
Thu., Aug. 26, 2010, midnight
Hot summer, fall rains likely to usher in a wetter winter
We’re less than a month away from the official start of fall; the first day of the new season is Sept. 22. Up until this point, the summer of 2010 …
Fri., June 18, 2010, midnight
Rain, cold stretching spring out
The weather record book confirms what everyone with a rain jacket or umbrella already knows: late spring in the Inland Northwest has been unusually wet and cool. Nearly 4 inches …
Wed., June 16, 2010, 7:42 a.m.
Flood watch issued for N. Idaho with more rain on way
A flood watch has been issued today for portions of North Idaho and western Montana as a moist storm system moves into the Inland Northwest from the south, carrying the …
Wed., May 19, 2010, 9:43 p.m.
Forceful storm blows into Inland Northwest
Police and fire crews were sent scrambling Wednesday night responding to dozens of reports of downed power lines and trees caused by an evening storm that swept across Eastern Washington …
Tue., April 27, 2010, 7:22 a.m.
Cold front by afternoon to follow mild rain
The warm phase of a large spring storm is moving across the Inland Northwest bringing light rain and clouds to the area this morning.
Thu., April 22, 2010, 7:25 a.m.
Rainstorm eases across Spokane
Rain across the Spokane area has subsided after giving the area a good dousing for about three hours this morning.
Tue., April 13, 2010, 7:25 a.m.
Showers dampen region this morning
Light rain and drizzle covered the Spokane area early this morning, and are expected to continue through the day today.