Stories tagged: weather
MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017, 9:02 P.M.
Upstate New York digging out of 5 to 8 feet of lake-effect snow
State crews and local public works employees are working to remove 5 to 8 feet of lake-effect snow that has fallen on parts of upstate New York since last week.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017, 10:34 P.M.
After 30 inches of weekend snow, Boundary County declares emergency
Boundary County and Bonners Ferry officials declared an emergency Monday in the aftermath of a snowstorm that brought nearly 30 inches of snow to some areas.
UPDATED: MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017, 8:33 A.M.
Several Spokane-area school districts delay school
Slippery roads have led several local school districts to delay school by two-hours on Monday. Districts in Spokane County that have delayed school include: Cheney, Deer Park, Great Northern, Liberty, …
SUNDAY, FEB. 5, 2017, 11:27 P.M.
West Side snow closes schools, prompts warnings
Winter weather advisories were issued for western Washington and Oregon as overnight snow snarled roadways and prompted school closures.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 5:19 P.M.
Storm warning issued for Sunday with more snow likely in Spokane
A snowy Sunday is expected to follow wintry weather that dumped on the Inland Northwest overnight Friday.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 3, 2017, 10:19 P.M.
Snowstorm causes multiple crashes Friday, with more snow on the way overnight
Multiple accidents on Interstate 90 and U.S. Highway 195 blocked traffic and left at least one person dead as a new snowstorm made roads treacherous across the region.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 9:45 P.M.
Coldest January since 1979 sets the stage for new round of snow
The coldest January in Spokane since 1979 has set the stage for a new round of snow starting on Friday.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 8:10 A.M.
Groundhog might be wrong; milder weather ahead
Groundhog-based predictions aside, a scientific approach to forecasting is calling for a change to milder weather through February, maybe mild enough to melt the nasty ice locked on residential streets.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 8:09 A.M.
Storm watch issued for Portland area for ice, high winds
The National Weather Service in Portland has issued a winter storm watch for the Portland area for Thursday evening into Friday.
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 9:23 P.M.
El Nino may make a comeback as Australia sees Pacific warming
Less than a year after the world said goodbye to one of the strongest El Ninos on record, forecasters are predicting the weather pattern may make a comeback.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 6:19 P.M.
Onion storage buildings collapse, raising onion prices
Heavy snow has caused dozens of onion storage sheds in eastern Oregon and Idaho to collapse, resulting in as much as $100 million in damage.
MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017, 10:07 A.M.
Onion storage buildings collapse, raising onion prices
Heavy snow has caused dozens of onion storage sheds in eastern Oregon and Idaho to collapse, resulting in as much as $100 million in damages.
FRIDAY, JAN. 27, 2017, 12:04 P.M.
Search ends for Georgia toddler reported missing after storm
An emergency official in southwest Georgia says crews have ended their search for a 2-year-old boy reported missing after a tornado struck his parents’ mobile home last weekend.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 4:07 P.M.
Weathercatch: What’s behind the wacko winter weather – and what’s next
So far this winter has been extra cold, with extra snow, an ice storm, a thaw, rain, and generally a mess. A combination of powerful climatic forces has helped create …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 9:45 P.M.
Stranded horse in rural Idaho rescued with helicopter
One of two horses found stranded in rural central Idaho was rescued with the help of a group of volunteers and a helicopter. Volunteers with Idaho Horse Rescue on Tuesday …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 8:58 P.M.
At least four reported dead in California storms
Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and …
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 2:48 P.M.
How L.A. went from bone-dry to 216 percent above average rainfall in four months
According to the latest federal maps, Southern California is still in a drought. But the dry conditions that have mired the region for more than five years have definitely shifted …
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 1:14 P.M.
Otter signs snow disaster declaration for Washington County
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has signed a disaster declaration for Washington County in west-central Idaho due to snow accumulations.
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 12:25 P.M.
Hawaii’s Lanai Island dark after windstorm knocks out power
The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai has not had electrical service since Saturday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles.
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 12:01 P.M.
Giant waves injure 2 at Oregon coast
Strong waves injured two people at the Oregon coast this weekend.
UPDATED: MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 9:08 P.M.
‘The windows exploded’: Storm death toll at 20 in the South
In South Carolina, the National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes struck over the weekend, injuring one woman who was trapped in a mobile home that was damaged near …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017, 8:26 P.M.
Snow and rain will mix to usher in a ‘pretty quiet’ week of weather
After a dayslong break from heavy snow and rainfall, the Spokane area will experience some fresh snow Sunday evening – but it’s likely not going to stick around for long.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JAN. 22, 2017, 7:45 P.M.
18 dead from tornadoes, other storms in Southeast
A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes and left scattered destruction around the Southeast has claimed at least 18 lives on a two-day sweep across the region, authorities …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JAN. 21, 2017, 6:29 P.M.
Four dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi
Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night ripped …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 11:55 A.M.
Animals struggle with heavy snow, winter weather in Idaho
While Idaho residents are lamenting heavy snowpack and icy roads, wildlife in the state have been struggling in the backcountry.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 8:26 P.M.
The aftermath of ice storm 2017 still causing major highway problems.
The bruising aftermath of ice storm 2017 was still causing major highway problems two days after the storm first hit.
THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 9:54 A.M.
Wisconsin agencies deleting talk of human-caused climate change from their websites
Information on the science of human-caused climate change has begun to disappear from Wisconsin state government websites.
THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 9:04 A.M.
California getting soaked with series of heavy storms
Winter’s run of snow and rain goes another round with the West as the first in a series of storms soaks much of California and icy conditions close schools in …
THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 8:47 A.M.
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass remains closed by slides
Interstate 90 over Snoqualmie Pass remains closed Thursday morning because of numerous slides, according to the Department of Transportation.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, JAN. 19, 2017, 8:43 A.M.
Icy roads, power outages cause school delays and cancellations in Spokane, Kootenai counties
Several school districts in the Inland Northwest have delayed or canceled school Thursday because of icy road conditions. The Washington State Patrol reports that roads are particularly treacherous north of …