Stories tagged: weather
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 8:51 p.m.
Flood warning in effect for Spokane, Idaho panhandle
A flood warning is in effect for much of eastern Washington and North Idaho as rain and snow melt continue to cause high water levels.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Lake Coeur d’Alene may reach highest level since 1997; St. Maries levee gets emergency help from the Army Corps of Engineers
St. Maries levee gets emergency help from Army Corps of Engineers as water levels rise in St. Joe River and Lake Coeur d’Alene
Fri., March 17, 2017, 6 a.m.
Bill Jennings: Powder transitions to corn but still good skiing
We’ve reached the final turn in the skiing and riding season. For me it came last week in boot top powder under the sun at Mount Spokane. I was among …
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 7:18 a.m.
Flood waters inch closer to homes along Williams Lake, Little Spokane River
Rain, melting snow and saturated soil have all combined to create flooding problems for residents across the Inland Northwest.
Wed., March 15, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Northeast digs out from March snowstorm as ski areas revel
The Northeast was in dig-out mode Wednesday, a day after a treacherous storm packing strong winds and accompanying plummeting temperatures left some residents dealing with rock-hard ice and others with …
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
State, Spokane County declare state of emergency following warmer weather, rain
Spokane County declared a state of emergency Wednesday afternoon as warm weather combined with rain washed out roads and overflowed streams leading to a number of road closures.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Mudslide causes train to derail in Boundary County
A mudslide caused a dozen train cars to derail and some tumbled down a steep hillside Wednesday morning in Boundary County, Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 5:56 p.m.
Spokane River, Lake Coeur d’Alene rising to flood stage
The Spokane River and Lake Coeur d’Alene are expected to reach flood stage this weekend or early next week
UPDATED: Wed., March 15, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
SDSU’s A.J. Hess has warmest regards for Brookings
Senior wing A.J. Hess, a graduate transfer from Southern Utah, loves everything about South Dakota State’s campus and community.
Tue., March 14, 2017, 8:54 p.m.
Winter storm in Northeast causes sports havoc
The winter storm wreaking havoc in the Northeast has forced postponement of a National Hockey League game and the cancellations of most flights in and out Buffalo as several college …
UPDATED: Tue., March 14, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Rivers, streams and lakes rise to flood stage across Spokane region
Rivers, streams and lakes were rising to flood stage on Tuesday across the Inland Northwest with the peak runoff likely to arrive on Wednesday and into the weekend.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:58 p.m.
Spokane City Council votes to speed up plowing, prioritize snow removal near schools and downtown
The resolution calls for the city to begin revising its policies to focus on downtown, schools and health care centers, as well as speed up the amount of time it …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Staring down the barrel of nor’easter, region preps for snow
Sandwiched between days that felt like spring last week and the official start of spring next week, a “life-threatening” nor’easter is poised to bring a reminder that winter isn’t over …
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Flood risk rising across Spokane region, North Idaho
A combination of rain and melting snow is raising the risk of flooding along Inland Northwest rivers and lakes.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:37 a.m.
Airlines expect to cancel thousands of flights due to storm
U.S. airlines have already canceled about 5,300 flights Monday and Tuesday as a late-winter storm is expected to dump enough snow to disrupt travel in the Northeast.
Sun., March 12, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
Northeast blizzard could dump 18 inches of snow on New York
The Northeast is bracing for winter’s last hurrah – a blizzard expected to sweep the New York region starting Monday with possibly the season’s biggest snowstorm dumping up to 18 …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Flood watch issued for Inland Northwest
Warming temperatures and heavy precipitation raise threat of flooding across the Inland NW
Wed., March 8, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
Long lasting snow makes spring sports practices tricky
It’s been a running joke around these parts for a good, long time. The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association sets the date for the start of spring sports season as the …
Wed., March 8, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Weathercatch: Looking back at February, the groundhog and potholes
How fitting that when the groundhog saw its shadow on Feb. 2, signaling six more weeks of winter, it would turn out to be February’s coldest day in the Spokane …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 9 p.m.
Spokane’s season total for snow tops 60 inches for first time in six years
Spokane’s winter snow total topped 60 inches late Tuesday after 4.2 more inches fell at Spokane International Airport, the National Weather Service reported. The new total puts the city over …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
Icy roads causing multiple crashes in Spokane County
Local law enforcement agencies are dealing with multiple crashes due to icy roads in the Spokane area and some roads are being shut down. The problem areas seem to be …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Storm clobbers Cascades, prompts snow advisory in Spokane region
Late winter conditions continued across the region on Tuesday
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
After hard winter, Oregon snowpack rebounds
The average statewide snowpack for Oregon is well above normal for March after a harsh winter that featured heavy snow across much of the state. However, hydrologists warn that an …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
Hundreds of homes damaged in tornado-laden Midwest storm
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, said dozens of tornadoes struck overnight in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Illinois. The National Weather Service was assessing the exact number and strength …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
I-90 east closed at Snoqualmie Pass due to spin-outs
Washington state transportation officials have closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 90 near Snoqualmie Pass.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
Washington water forecast dramatically improves in February
A very wet February has dramatically improved the water supply forecast for Washington state.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Spokane snow that has lingered for months starts to vanish
The pack of snow that has been sitting on the ground for months is finally giving way to bare ground in many places. Spokane International Airport, the city’s official weather …
Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
California billionaire donates $5M to San Jose flood relief
A California billionaire has donated $5 million for flood relief efforts in San Jose.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
Illinois man dies, raising Midwestern storm death toll to 4
A northern Illinois man has died after being struck by a tree during a powerful Midwestern storm, raising the death toll for the regional storms to four.
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Idaho lawmakers back $52 million in emergency funds to fix roads from harsh winter
Idaho lawmakers approved $52 million in emergency road funding on Wednesday, sweeping virtually the entire state budget surplus that’s been developing during the current year into emergency repairs.