Stories tagged: dust storm
UPDATED: Sat., April 11, 2020
Dust blowing over the roadway on Interstate 90 caused multiple crashes west of Ritzville on Saturday afternoon, according to Washington State Patrol.
Tue., Oct. 2, 2018
A dust storm that blew into Spokane from the Columbia Basin on Tuesday caused “very unhealthy” air quality in Spokane. Winds are expected to die Tuesday night, according to the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018
NASA is anxious to hear from its dust-silenced Mars rover, Opportunity, as the planet’s red skies clear.
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018
NASA’s seemingly unstoppable Mars rover Opportunity has been knocked out by a gigantic dust storm that is enveloping the red planet and blotting out the sun.
Thu., May 12, 2016
New statistics released Thursday underscored what many visitors to India already know: This country has the most polluted cities in the world.
Wed., Oct. 30, 2013
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. — Authorities in Arizona say three people are dead and at least 12 others injured after a dust storm led to multiple crashes on Interstate 10 between …
Fri., June 7, 2013
A dry cold front crossing the Inland Northwest today is likely to kick up gusty winds and dust this afternoon.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 10, 2012
The National Weather Service in Spokane this afternoon has added a freeze warning on top of a red-flag warning for high fire danger from a wind storm that has kicked …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2009
Blowing dust was reported in Grant County on Friday, and cold temperatures were swept into the Inland Northwest on an arctic front that has set the stage for several of …
Fri., Oct. 9, 2009
Wind, blowing dust in the Columbia Basin and potentially damaging cold are expected today across the Inland Northwest as a polar front sweeps into the region and hangs around through …
Mon., Oct. 5, 2009
A dust storm caused several accidents in Central Washington and closed Interstate 90 in both directions west of Ritzville on Sunday, while gusting winds brought scattered power outages to areas …