Stories tagged: weather
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.
UPDATED: Thu., July 26, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
Floodwaters began to recede in central Pennsylvania on Thursday, leaving behind a film of mud and headaches for motorists trying navigate around dozens of roads closed to traffic.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Extreme heat sizzled across the U.S. Southwest again on Wednesday after ramping up electricity use so much in the Phoenix area that a major utility broke a record.
UPDATED: Fri., July 20, 2018, 9:43 a.m.
Divers found four more bodies Friday in a Missouri lake where a duck boat packed with tourists capsized and sank in high winds, bringing the death toll to 17 in …
UPDATED: Sun., July 15, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
The roasting Spokane faced this week is not letting up.
UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Forecasted wind gusts reaching 50 mph and lightning could combine to spark wildfires in the Columbia Basin, on the Palouse and near Spokane, the National Weather Service warned. The warning …
UPDATED: Fri., July 6, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Spokane will be under a Red Flag Warning from 2 p.m. today until 5 a.m. Saturday morning. A Red Flag Warning signals a high risk for fire. Windy weather, low …
Wed., July 4, 2018, 2:13 p.m.
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.
Spokane residents can expect mild weather, with the possibility of some showers the rest of the week and moving into next month.
Thu., June 21, 2018
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 …
Thu., June 14, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
A strong storm pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging numerous businesses in a shopping plaza, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 5 a.m.
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.