Stories tagged: weather
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 9:31 p.m.
Thanksgiving travel is expected to be at record high levels with thousands of people taking to the air or road during the holiday.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 16, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Exhausted commuters pointed fingers and demanded answers Friday, a day after a modest snowstorm stranded motorists on slippery roads for hours, paralyzed the public transit network serving New York City …
Tue., Nov. 13, 2018, 3 a.m.
Paul Turner: If you spend cold days griping about Spokane winters, you probably really love this place
Local residents complaining about early signs of winter isn’t just a tiresome form of whining. It’s a love song to Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 9, 2018, 10:25 p.m.
For about two hours Friday, Spokane had its first taste of winter. National Weather Service meteorologist Rocco Pelatti said the afternoon snowfall caused a few accidents, including a semitruck that …
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: Sat., Nov. 3, 2018, 5:07 p.m.
Friday night’s storm system produced an EF-1 tornado that touched down in Baltimore City and County, producing winds of over 100 mph and knocking down part of an Amazon.com warehouse, …
Tue., Oct. 30, 2018
KHQ spent months looking at long-range weather forecasts that are predicting a milder-than-normal winter due to El Nino.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018, 9:16 p.m.
The National Weather Service’s forecasters in Portland can cross-reference regional radar stations, check satellites and look at remote weather sensors. However, according to meteorologist Amanda Bowen, sometimes what they really …
Tue., Oct. 23, 2018
The National Weather Service says the Inland Northwest could get a break from severe winter weather this upcoming season due to a weak to moderate El Niño expected in the …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 19, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
A blanket of fog over the Seattle area was blamed for multiple flights being diverted to the Spokane International Airport, causing delays Friday for local takeoffs.
Sat., Sept. 29, 2018, 1:52 p.m.
The Atlantic’s warmer waters triggered the unusual number of major hurricanes last year, according to a new study that predicts the region could see a couple of extra whopper storms …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
In the riverside city of New Bern, North Carolina, power outages and wastewater spills accompanied the flooding from Hurricane Florence. In online videos of the city, tall trees hang diagonally …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 2:28 p.m.
Blowing ashore with howling 90 mph winds, Hurricane Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of people and swamped entire communities along the Carolina coast Friday in what could be just the …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 5:45 p.m.
Last year, it took Hurricane Harvey and Irma – two of the worst natural disasters in American history – to make Zello the most downloaded app online.
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8 a.m.
We get different weather patterns depending on a few conditions, such as how much sun the land gets, if the land is near mountains or ocean, and how air circulates …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 30, 2018, 4:12 p.m.
After days of easy breathing, Spokane’s air dipped into unhealthy ranges Thursday morning just as kids returned to school for the year.
Wed., Aug. 29, 2018, 7:02 p.m.
Tens of millions of people in the northeastern United States sweated in dangerously high heat Wednesday, with temperatures that felt like more than 100 degrees and prompted emergency measures including …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 11:35 p.m.
Air quality in Spokane has tipped into the “hazardous” range, and regional air quality monitors caution anyone, regardless of health, from exerting themselves out of doors.
Sun., Aug. 19, 2018, 5 a.m.
The month of August in the great Northwest once meant campfires, visits to deep lakes that had finally warmed enough for all-day fun, and last-chance vacations before school ended outdoor …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Possible overnight dry lightning causes red flag warning in Spokane; smoke may lessen from nighttime winds
The possibility of lightning prompted a red flag warning Thursday and into Friday morning for Spokane and the Palouse region.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 6 a.m.
For two taxing days last week, our region withered under record-breaking temperatures.
Sat., Aug. 11, 2018
The Business of Cool: How local businesses, organizations help Spokane cope when temperatures crack 100
On hot days like these, the city adjusts. Residents spend less time outside, retreating to shade and air conditioning to keep from overheating. But for the folks who ensure the …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 7:04 p.m.
Four tropical cyclones are swirling in the Pacific Ocean this week, at least one of which is a significant threat to land.
Tue., Aug. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
Temperatures in Spokane may reach a record high Thursday, with high near 100 for most of the week.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 6 a.m.
When the National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning early this week for much of Washington’s eastern half, it was no surprise.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
A new fast-moving fire has forced mandatory evacuations south of The Dalles.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 3:51 p.m.
The natural furnace of California’s Death Valley was on full broil in July, tentatively setting a world record for hottest month ever.
Tue., July 31, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
The heatwave gripping large stretches of Europe has already been blamed for deadly forest fires and crop failures. Now freshwater fish could be its next victims.
Tue., July 31, 2018
The heat is on again today as much of Eastern Washington braces for hot weather flirting with 100 degrees. Some temperature records could fall amid an excessive heat warning that …
UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 1:41 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch warning for Monday and Tuesday.