Stories tagged: weather
Thu., July 20, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in Midwest
Several hundred people evacuated their homes early Thursday in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia as heavy rain sent a creek over its banks.
UPDATED: Wed., July 19, 2017, 3 p.m.
Warm weather sticks around
Thursday should be blustery, but the warm weather continues into next week
Wed., July 19, 2017, 9:21 a.m.
Grenada airport, businesses reopen as tropical storm fizzles
Grenada’s airport and businesses have reopened with authorities reporting no damage or flooding from Tropical Storm Don.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Councilman Fagan urges Spokane residents to make up their own minds on chemtrails
The council’s lone consistently conservative voice said Tuesday he’s not ready to close the book on a theory that has been deemed conspiratorial, that jet engines release potentially hazardous chemicals …
Tue., July 18, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
First half of 2017 ranks 2nd hottest globally, behind 2016
The first half of 2017 was the second warmest on record for Earth, only behind last year.
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017, 2:21 p.m.
Tropical Storm Don lashes southeast Caribbean with heavy wind, rain
Tropical Storm Don began lashing the southeast Caribbean with heavy rain and wind on Tuesday as it approached the region after forming in the Atlantic Ocean.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 7:05 p.m.
Highs in the 80s will reign all week
Summer weather will continue through the week, with afternoon readings mainly in the 80s in Spokane.
Mon., July 17, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Brewing Caribbean storm could become tropical cyclone in two days
A low pressure system churning across the Caribbean has about a 50 percent chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next two days, National Hurricane Center forecasters said Monday.
UPDATED: Sun., July 16, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
Flash flood at Arizona swimming hole leaves 9 dead, boy missing
At least eight people were killed and others were believed missing when floodwaters from a sudden rainstorm barreled through a normally tranquil swimming area in Tonto National Forest where more …
Wed., July 12, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
Weekend weather: High temperatures arrive for weekend
A new round of hot weather envelops the Inland Northwest through Sunday
Mon., July 10, 2017, 1:28 p.m.
Hurricane Eugene weaker, but could whip up California surf
Hurricane Eugene was gradually weakening Monday off Mexico’s Pacific Coast, but forecasters said it could bring high surf and rip currents to Southern California and the west coast of Baja …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 5 a.m.
‘It’s like being in a sauna’: Heat should peak today; another wave may be near
Highs in the upper 90s on Thursday could give way to temperatures of 100 on Friday.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Extreme heat broils the Dakotas and Montana; flash drought takes toll on wheat crop
A massive and intense heat dome has spread over the northern Plains and mountain West, sucking moisture out of the soil, and may persist for weeks. The scorching heat and …
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Hot weather primes area for wildfire danger
Two days of searing hot weather are going to send the fire danger soaring
Wed., July 5, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Hot spell should stop short of triple digits
This week’s heat wave should stop short of triple digits, but fire danger will be sky high
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Likelihood of next Atlantic tropical depression drops slightly
The Atlantic Ocean’s next tropical depression has a good chance of forming either Wednesday night or on Thursday, forecasters said.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 1:49 p.m.
Weathercatch: What punched holes in our clouds?
The cloudscape threw us a curveball on June 20 when donut-shaped clouds wafted over the Inland Northwest.
Wed., July 5, 2017, 8:13 a.m.
Monsoon floods kill 20 in India, leave thousands homeless
Heavy rains since the start of India’s monsoon season have triggered floods and landslides in parts of the remote northeastern region, causing at least 20 deaths, authorities said Wednesday.
Tue., July 4, 2017, 5 a.m.
Triple digit temps on the way after Fourth
Highs near or above 100 degrees are expected after July Fourth
Mon., July 3, 2017, 12:53 p.m.
Forecaster says budget cuts could hurt hurricane predictions
Recent progress in forecasting the intensity of hurricanes – which has lagged behind storm track forecasting – could be undermined by proposed cuts in federal funding for tropical weather research, …
Sun., July 2, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Health officials wary as wet spring leads to mosquitoes
A wetter-than-normal spring in the Northeast is producing a bumper crop of mosquitoes, leading to worries of a corresponding spike in mosquito-borne illnesses this summer as Americans grill and play …
UPDATED: Sun., July 2, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Harsh winter took heavy toll on wildlife across western U.S.
Wildlife suffered higher than normal losses this winter in severe weather across the western United States, where the toll included the deaths of all known fawns in one Wyoming deer …
UPDATED: Fri., June 30, 2017, 7:58 p.m.
Hot weather set to bake Spokane next week
The National Weather Service this morning said that hot weather is likely to reach the Inland Northwest next Wednesday through Friday
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Climate change up close: Southern, poor counties will suffer
A study published in the journal Science details economic effects of climate change on poor and Southern counties in the U.S.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 2:41 p.m.
Harsh winter results in reduced Idaho wine grape crop
This year’s Idaho grape crop harvest is expected to be down significantly as a result of a bitter cold winter in the heart of Idaho wine country.
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 3:52 p.m.
Summer-like weather to hold through the Fourth of July holiday
The current round of warm weather should continue through the July Fourth holiday with Friday bumping into the upper 80s in Spokane
UPDATED: Wed., June 28, 2017, 6:30 a.m.
Scorching heat a possible factor in Arizona deaths
Officials are investigating the heat as a possible factor in 12 deaths in metro Phoenix last week as temperatures soared to 119 degrees.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 3:38 p.m.
Hundreds in the Inland Northwest without power after Monday evening thunderstorm
Hundreds of people in the Inland Northwest remain without power after a thunderstorm whipped through the area Monday evening with high winds and heavy rain.
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Thunderstorm gives way to stunning orange sunset over Spokane
A thunderstorm brought heavy rain and frequent flashes of lightning to Spokane on Monday evening before giving way to a stunning orange late-evening sunset.
UPDATED: Mon., June 26, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Thunderstorms rake region with lightning, wind and rain
Thunderstorms raked Eastern Washington and North Idaho on Monday night with winds topping 50 mph in some area while dumping rain and hail.