Stories tagged: wind
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
Meteorologists say a wind gust atop the Northeast’s highest mountain hit 171 mph, setting a record for the month on a peak known for its extreme weather.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019, 3:44 p.m.
Deadly winter weather blasted Europe for yet another day Tuesday, trapping hundreds of people in Alpine regions, whipping up high winds that caused flight cancellations and increasing the risks of …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
More than 300,000 households and businesses lost power Thursday as strong winds took down trees and power lines, blew over shipping containers and tore off part of a clock tower’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Hurricane Florence’s leading edge battered the Carolina coast Thursday, bending trees and shooting frothy sea water over streets on the Outer Banks, as the hulking storm closed in with 105 …
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 1, 2018, 3:24 p.m.
Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles south into the …
Thu., April 19, 2018, 6 p.m.
Gusty winds swept the mountains and deserts of Southern California on Thursday, forcing managers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to close campgrounds where thousands of fans were …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018, 1:52 p.m.
Frazzled residents in a part of rural northwestern Oklahoma paralyzed by days of wind-whipped wildfires expressed fear a blaze could overrun their home Wednesday, as firefighters battling the deadly fires …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
Spring kicked off with a wallop of wintry weather along the East Coast as the fourth nor’easter in three weeks dumped more than a foot of snow in some places …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 3:32 p.m.
A major winter storm swept south through California on Thursday, bringing heavy snow and strong winds to mountains and steady rain elsewhere, while prompting mandatory evacuations for coastal areas to …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 6:17 p.m.
A massive pine tree fell Monday night, blocking traffic on 17th Avenue near Regal Street on Spokane’s South Hill.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
After a welcome lull in powerful winds that drove Southern California’s massive wildfire, crews and homeowners were bracing Wednesday for the return of potentially dangerous gusts that could revive the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 9:05 p.m.
Southern California firefighters contained part of the fifth-largest fire in the state’s history but warned coastal communities Wednesday that they’re still at risk if unpredictable winds whip up again and …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 12:05 p.m.
Western Washington is on the watch for high winds and potential landslides.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:49 a.m.
Strong winds in western Washington felled trees, causing several injuries and killing a woman in her car with her 2-year-old child, authorities said Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 3:37 p.m.
A severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and soaking rain swept through the Northeast early Monday, knocking out power for nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses and forcing hundreds of …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 2:56 p.m.
With afternoon temperatures in the 60s and overnight lows above the freezing mark, forecasters are predicting a mild, calm end to October.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
The National Weather Service says the winds and rain moving into Washington state will be stronger and heavier than expected.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Winds gusting to 50 mph are forecast to sweep into Spokane on Tuesday afternoon.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 9:48 p.m.
Hurricane Irma is so strong and its pressure is so low, it’s sucking water from its surroundings into the core of the storm.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Shifting winds should blow smoke out of Washington by this weekend.
Sat., June 3, 2017
A majority of Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders (including several large asset managers) voted on Wednesday to force it to disclose how climate change would affect its business.
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:14 p.m.
Gusting winds buffeting the Pacific Northwest have led to one death in Oregon and downed trees and power lines from the Oregon Coast to Moscow, Idaho Friday afternoon.
Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Strong winds knocked out power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses in western Oregon.
Mon., March 27, 2017, 11:06 a.m.
The springtime severe weather season is ramping up with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the forecast nearly every day this week, including in parts of Kentucky, Mississippi and …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Northern California was battered by another atmospheric river that produced record rainfall and wind gusts that reached 199 mph. The dramatic gusts were recorded high in the Sierra Nevada, where …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017, 3:24 p.m.
Dramatic video of a tractor-trailer toppling onto a Wyoming Highway Patrol car shows just how windy it can get on the high plains.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 6:45 a.m.
A semitruck jackknifed on Interstate 90 near the Maple Street exit about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, one of the more dramatic events triggered by a snow and ice storm overnight. No …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 8:23 a.m.
Temperatures are expected to plunge Friday as an arctic cold front moves into the Inland Northwest, bringing light winds and the occasional flurry of snow.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016, 8:56 a.m.
The Spokane area likely saw the worst of this weekend’s stormy weather early Friday morning, forecasters say.