Stories tagged: weather
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 12:26 p.m.
Snow will be back in Spokane starting Tuesday night; half foot or more expected to the north
Time to break out the shovels and snow gear again. Well, maybe not, depending on your latitude.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 12:35 p.m.
Weekend weather: Mixture of rain and snow likely to continue
Warmer temperatures and rain, mixed with brief spurts of snow, will continue through the week and into the weekend.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 12:25 a.m.
Weathercatch: Pacific Northwest’s ‘bomb cyclones’ tamer than East Coast’s
The Pacific Northwest was blissfully insulated from the recent “bomb cyclone” that clobbered the East Coast on Jan. 4, along with the stunning cold spell that followed.
Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 5:28 a.m.
Spokane Public Schools open on Friday; many other districts delayed
Spokane Public Schools will open on time on Friday, but several other Spokane County school districts will be delayed.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Police urge drivers to stay off roads as snowstorm blankets region
Snow blanketed the region Thursday afternoon, closing roads, causing accidents and prompting police to implore drivers to stay off the roads.
Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 1:22 p.m.
Weekend weather: More snow and rain followed by sun
Snow, rain and sun are all expected to make appearances in the next five days.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 8:32 p.m.
First snowstorm of 2018 in Spokane expected Wednesday night and Thursday
The National Weather Service is predicting 3 to 4 inches of snow to fall in the Spokane area Wednesday night and Thursday, with a larger forecast of 7 to 8 …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Spokane flights diverted, delayed as heavy fog blankets airport
Heavy fog circling Spokane International Airport Monday led to flight cancellations, delays and a number of passengers re-routed to Seattle.
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 7, 2018, 9:05 p.m.
For firefighters, bitter weather creates its own hazards
A cold snap that has plunged much of the nation into a deep freeze for weeks has also created a potentially deadly combination for firefighters: More fires caused by space …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 4:29 p.m.
East Coast locked in wickedly cold weekend of sub-zero temps
About 100 million people faced a new challenge after the whopping East Coast snowstorm: a gusty deep freeze, topped Saturday by a wind chill close to minus 100 on New …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 5, 2018, 10:06 p.m.
Storm gone, but cold will stick around through weekend
Frigid temperatures, some that felt as cold as minus 30 degrees, moved across the East Coast on Friday as the region dug out from a massive winter storm that brought …
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
Weekend weather: Rain and snow expected as temperatures begin to rise
Rain is expected toward the end of this week and some snow might fall this weekend.
Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, 7:12 p.m.
City says full city plow completed on schedule
Despite some heavy snowfall and adverse road conditions, Spokane successfully completed a full-city plow on schedule, city officials announced Sunday.
Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
Deep South braces for blast of freezing weather as 2017 ends
Potentially life-threatening cold spread across the Deep South on Saturday, as forecasters issued winter weather advisories in multiple states and warned that freezing temperatures would likely last for the next …
Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Emergency travel only in Missoula, Lewis and Clark counties
Emergency travel only is advised in Missoula and Lewis and Clark counties after a snowstorm caused difficult driving conditions in the Missoula and Helena areas.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 7:55 p.m.
Enduring cold snap creates headaches at home, on highways
Already winter-weary parts of the Midwest and East Coast are dealing with a mounting number of weather-related headaches, from highway pileups to frozen pipes and a rash of car thefts. …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Snowstorm snarls traffic and sets up Spokane for a sloppy New Years Eve
Freezing rain is creating a messy commute Friday morning as a Pacific storm system rolls through the region.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Spokane announces full-city plow as snow hits region
Snow hit Spokane Thursday, but the heaviest accumulations by midday were found in Spokane Valley, the South Hill and it was expanding into downtown. The accumulating snow prompted the City …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, noon
Winter storm warning in effect for Montana
A winter storm warning is in effect for much of Montana, calling for significant snowfall as 2017 comes to an end.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Brutal U.S. cold snap highlights higher energy costs
Plunging temperatures across half the country on Thursday underscored a stark reality for low-income Americans who rely on heating aid: Their dollars aren’t going to go as far this winter …
Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
Weekend weather: Winter storm advisory calls for heavy snow
Snow and rain are expected through the end of this week and into the weekend as two Pacific storms wash over Washington.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 3:48 p.m.
Days of shoveling snow, bitter cold ahead for northern U.S.
Freezing temperatures and below-zero wind chills socked much of the northern United States on Wednesday, and the snow-hardened city of Erie, Pennsylvania, dug out from a record snowfall.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 9:27 p.m.
Winter storm set to blanket Spokane on Thursday with 3 to 7 inches of snow
The Spokane region is due for another round of a wet, white shellacking – just in time for New Year’s weekend.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
Snow plows to roll through Spokane neighborhoods Tuesday
Residents are asked to move their cars to the odd side of the street to allow snow plows to pass. More snow is expected later this week, with the best …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 8 a.m.
Vietnam escapes worst of typhoon that battered Philippines
A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 1:57 p.m.
Christmas brings Northeast blizzard, bitter cold in Midwest
The good news for many in the Northeast and Midwest is that it’s a white Christmas. The bad news is a blizzard swept into parts of New England and bitter …
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 3:23 p.m.
White Christmas on its way for Northeast, Midwest
If you live in the Northeast or Midwest, you’re not dreaming: It’s probably going to be a white Christmas.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 7:39 p.m.
White Christmas watch: Snow predicted overnight Sunday for Santa’s arrival
The National Weather Service is predicting two to three inches of snow for Spokane and up to six inches in Pullman, Colfax, Lewiston and other southern points. Coeur d’Alene can …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Christmas travel plans should include preparation for light snow and frigid temperatures
Inland Northwest holiday travelers are not likely to run into the kinds of weather that beset the region during the past week.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 10:18 p.m.
Thousands lose power in North Idaho from heavy snow
Thousands of North Idaho residents were without power Wednesday morning as heavy snow downed power lines.