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All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week

From the normally mild summer climes of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching Middle East, numerous locations in the Northern Hemisphere have witnessed their hottest weather ever recorded over …

UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 7:49 a.m.

Warm, mild weather expected for the rest of the week, early July

Spokane residents can expect mild weather, with the possibility of some showers the rest of the week and moving into next month.

Longest day of the year: Summer solstice arrives today

Early this morning the sun passed over the Tropic of Cancer, the northern limit of its yearlong path. The result is the summer solstice, the longest day of the year …

Strong Pennsylvania storm damages businesses, overturns cars

A strong storm pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging numerous businesses in a shopping plaza, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines.

Brrr … Warm May gives way to cool June, but temperatures expected to heat up

A warmer-than-usual May has given way to a cooler start to June. But temperatures are expected to climb as high as the 90s by early next week.

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 12:08 p.m.

At Guatemala volcano, weather and danger halt search

Rescuers suspended search and recovery efforts Thursday at villages devastated by the eruption of Guatemala’s Volcano of Fire, leaving people with missing loved ones distraught and prompting some to do …

UPDATED: Thu., May 31, 2018, 9:28 p.m.

Alberto rains turn creek into raging river; cars swept away

Heavy rains generated by subtropical Storm Alberto unleashed flooding in Virginia that washed out bridges, damaged homes, closed schools and transformed a normally peaceful creek into a raging river that …

Florida panhandle braces for impact as Alberto approaches

Beaches in Florida were largely empty ahead of Memorial Day as the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, approached the northern Gulf Coast carrying brisk …

Temperatures to peak mid-week in Spokane, flooding continues on Okanogan, Pend Oreille rivers

Spokane area residents can expect heat in the low to mid 80s, and flooding continues on the Okanogan and Pend Oreille rivers.

UPDATED: Mon., May 7, 2018, 9:32 p.m.

Number of Bloomsday finishers shrinks for seventh straight year, lowest since 1985

Preliminary estimates showed 38,187 people crossed the Bloomsday finish line on Sunday, marking the seventh straight year that participation has declined. That figure, which is subject to change because of …

Weather breaks the 80-degree mark, but don’t expect it to last

Things are heating up in Spokane.

Weathercatch: Cloudy with a chance of more clouds

If you feel like you have your head in the clouds, in a sense, you do.

Snowmelt floods roads, fields in much of northern Montana

Runoff from a winter that approached or exceeded record snowfall across much of Montana is washing out roads, flooding fields and spilling rivers and streams over their banks much of …

No Game Today: Wintry weather, plenty of MLB postponements

April showers – and snow, sleet and wind – are wreaking havoc on major league baseball.

MLB serves up a frosty start to new season; more snow coming

From Yankee Stadium to Great American Ball Park to Comerica Park, the big winner so far this season is the wintry mix: eight games already postponed amid a chilly spring …

UPDATED: Wed., March 28, 2018, 3:54 p.m.

Weekend weather: Warmer temperatures, some rain, wind expected

Warmer temperatures, light wind and some rain is expected through the end of this week and into the weekend.

Weekend weather: Warmer and wet for the weekend

Spokane will see warm weather and rain through the end of this week and into the weekend, according to the National Weather Service.

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 8:34 p.m.

Enjoy the balmy weather while you can – colder temperatures to descend midweek

Weather service meteorologists predict the springlike weather that began Saturday will carry into midweek, when temperatures will peak in the upper 50s and lower 60s on Tuesday. In the evenings, …

Weekend weather: Warmer with rain and wind followed by sun

Warm weather, rain and wind are expected through the end of the week. But the sun should make an appearance this weekend.

Winter storm threatens foot of snow for parts of Midwest

A large storm is bringing freezing rain, heavy snow and strong winds to a large swath of the Midwest, snarling traffic and forcing the closure of some schools and government …

UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 7:52 p.m.

Power outages, flooding linger following powerful nor’easter

Tens of thousands of utility workers in the Northeast raced to restore power to more than 1.5 million homes and businesses just days after a powerful nor’easter caused flooding and …

Heavy winter weather batters UK, European mainland

Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap snarled transit Wednesday and caused a handful of deaths across a swathe of Europe from Britain to the Balkans.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 9:20 p.m.

Snow expected throughout Inland Northwest overnight, with rain to follow

The first few days of March will see overnight snow with rain during the day, as temperatures struggle to reach 40 degrees in urban areas. Mountain regions could see significant …

More flooding expected this weekend in Midwest

Flooding that prompted evacuations in parts of the Midwest persisted Friday in Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and could last through the weekend in some areas that have been swamped by high …

Weekend weather: Winter conditions to continue over region

Cold, winter-like weather, will continue through the end of this week and into the weekend. Up to three inches of snow could fall in the Spokane area, according to the …

Roads icy, schools closed after Pacific Northwest snowstorm

Major highways in the Portland metro area are passable after a storm that dropped 3 inches of snow on Oregon’s largest city.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 7:41 p.m.

Sure it’s cold, but it’s downright balmy compared to that Spokane winter of 1887-88

The cold of this week might as well be tropical compared to the low points of many Spokane winters.

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 9:33 p.m.

Snow to taper off as colder temperatures descend on the region

After a busy weather weekend that saw several inches of snow accumulation throughout the area, the Inland Northwest is due for its first big chill of the year.

Water use climbs in California enclaves as drought returns

Overall water use is climbing in Southern California as that part of the state plunges back into drought, driving state and regional water managers as they consider permanently reinstating some …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 3:09 p.m.

Weekend weather: Snow, rain expected throughout the region

Colder temperatures will bring a mix of snow and rain late this week and into the weekend.