Stories tagged: weather
UPDATED: Mon., April 15, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
Strong storms, including at least one tornado, swept through parts of the Midwest and the Mid-Atlantic region, damaging homes and businesses and causing injuries after storms in the South killed …
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: Wed., April 10, 2019, 5 p.m.
Blizzard warnings are posted from Colorado to Minnesota and wildfires are a concern in New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma as the second so-called “bomb cyclone” storm in less than a …
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: Mon., April 8, 2019, 7:12 p.m.
Flood, snow, avalanche and fire alerts popped up Monday from Idaho to Colorado, as parts of the U.S. interior that were paralyzed by blizzards and floods last month braced for …
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 1:44 p.m.
The window of the Bee Naturals bath-and-body shop offers a view out of a Mark Twain novel: The sprawling Mississippi River at one of its widest points lapping against a …
Mon., April 1, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
A wall of rocks and sandbags on Monday protected scenic Clarksville, Missouri, from the surging Mississippi River as spring flooding swamped fields, threatened homes and temporarily shut down a bridge …
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 6:36 p.m.
Spokane’s streak of colder-than-usual temperatures has finally ended.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
The winter of 1969 holds a place in the record books and in the collective memory of Spokane. The oddities of that winter collected as fast as the snowfall. It …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 10:12 p.m.
Authorities were using boats and large vehicles on Saturday to rescue and evacuate residents in parts of the Midwest where a recent deluge of rainwater and snowmelt was sent pouring …
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 6:22 p.m.
Prep notebook: Greater Spokane League delays league schedules; all-star games rosters; winter scholar-athletes
The Greater Spokane League has pushed back the start of league play for baseball and softball due to fields still covered in snow.
Thu., March 14, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest on Thursday, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that prompted evacuations in communities …
Thu., March 14, 2019, 3 a.m.
Mayor David Condon was on Capitol Hill last week pitching the city’s plan to address its problem with sewage overflows into the Spokane River by building massive stormwater reservoirs beneath …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 7:09 p.m.
After a mostly mild winter, the region was hit was snow and brutal cold in mid- to late-February, disrupting and postponing the winter sports tournaments due to hazardous driving conditions …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
As of Tuesday, Spokane had at least 10 inches of snow on the ground for 30 days in a row. That’s not even close to the record.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A car lost control and sideswiped a Washington State Patrol trooper’s car on Tuesday. No one was injured, and his car had minor damage.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Snow is expected to begin in the area after 10 p.m. Monday and continue through Tuesday morning’s commute, potentially affecting traffic. After a last round of heavy snow, which could …
Thu., March 7, 2019, 3:22 p.m.
Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. is seeking a judge’s approval to pay $235 million in bonuses to thousands of employees despite the California utility’s bankruptcy
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 11:12 a.m.
In a hard-fought victory over Mother Nature, road crews removed enough snow and ice to reopen a stretch of state Highway 27 north of Latah on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
If February 2019 will go down in the record books in Spokane as one of the wettest, snowiest months in history, then March will surely follow as one of the …
UPDATED: Sun., March 3, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Chillier-than-average temperatures have been the norm in the Spokane region since early February, but warmer weather could arrive by the middle of March.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
While many people in the lowlands are grousing about all of the February snow and cold, folks at mountain ski areas are reveling in the winter weather.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Floodwaters that turned two Northern California wine country communities into islands reachable only by boat began receding Thursday after a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes and …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A few inches of snow overnight has covered roadways in Eastern Washington and some school districts have delayed classes.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
A small flurry of snow, strong winds and below freezing temperatures led to multiple school closures Wednesday morning in the Inland Northwest.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
This month Spokane is likely to have the second-most days with snow in February and second-most total snow in February, forecasters say.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 11:36 a.m.
High winds howled through much of the nation’s eastern half for a second day Monday, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses, closing schools, and pushing dramatic …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 6:59 a.m.
Colder-than-average temperatures and snow are expected to continue into this week as a new weather system moves up the Washington and Oregon border.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
Severe storms rake the South amid days of drenching rains and a tornado touches down in east Mississippi city of Columbus; no reports of any deaths.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
More than 25 inches of snow blanketed Spokane in February, which means big business for snowplow operators.