Stories tagged: forecast
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
The head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration both defended the administration on Tuesday and thanked a local weather office that contradicted President Donald Trump’s claims about Hurricane Dorian …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
Heavy rain is coming to Spokane and the Inland Northwest Saturday and Sunday, bringing the chance of flash floods and lightning that could start wildfires despite the rain. Slow moving …
Tue., July 23, 2019
The city of Spokane may experience lightning strikes and gusty winds from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday, causing elevated wildfire conditions and a Red Flag warning, issued by …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019
Showers swept through Spokane Tuesday, bringing a little more than 0.29 of an inch of rain at the Spokane International Airport. July is a dry month in Spokane and that …
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019
Predicted overnight snow will likely lead to an icy and perhaps snowy Thursday morning commute, a reminder that winter isn’t over.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
This month Spokane is likely to have the second-most days with snow in February and second-most total snow in February, forecasters say.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019
Wondering how cold it’s going to get this winter? This week might reveal the answer. The National Weather Service is warning of ice and freezing temperatures in the Spokane area, …
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019
There are less-obvious ways in which the shutdown does affect the Weather Service – even its operations. Forecasters and managers are not getting paid. Weather models are not being maintained, …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019
Thursday morning’s commute in the Inland Northwest could be impacted by slippery roads, according to the National Weather Service.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018
Holiday travel numbers expected to hit a record high; snow possible in low-lying areas of Eastern Washington
The trade group AAA estimates a 4.4 percent increase in holiday travel nationwide this year compared to 2017, and weather conditions are expected to be wet and potentially snowy in …
Mon., June 11, 2018
Another interest rate increase is all but certain when the Federal Reserve meets this week. What’s not so sure is whether the vigorous U.S. economy will lead the Fed to …
Mon., March 26, 2018
Business economists are expressing optimism that tax cuts and increased government spending will accelerate economic growth over the next two years.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017
While records will be on the line in Husky Stadium Saturday afternoon, Mother Nature has been breaking a few records of her own, courtesy of the Pineapple Express.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017
A blast of cool, wet weather engulfed the region during the first few days of October. Not only did it dig in over the Inland Northwest, but most of the …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017
With stores closing and retailers filing for bankruptcy, a trade group says it still expects holiday sales to at least match the 3.6 percent growth of a year ago, as …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 13, 2017
Don’t underestimate Jose. The meteorological gods seem to be working against the hurricane as Irma’s successor lumbers over the Atlantic Ocean. But it’s so far out –more than 950 miles …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
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. 30, 2017
Strong high pressure baked much of the West in high heat Wednesday, and forecasters said the siege would last into the Labor Day weekend and likely beyond.
Mon., July 17, 2017
Summer weather will continue through the week, with afternoon readings mainly in the 80s in Spokane.
Tue., June 27, 2017
The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its outlook for the U.S. economy, citing the number of uncertainties that surround President Donald Trump’s plans to boost economic growth.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017
Fresh snow fell across the Cascades and Kettle Range on Tuesday, but forecasters said the late taste of winter is going away by Friday.
Mon., May 1, 2017
Wildfires this summer are expected to be most severe in southwestern U.S. states, Florida, Georgia and in some parts of California and Nevada, forecasters said Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017
Unpack your shorts. It will hit the 70s, and maybe even the 80s this week.
Sat., Dec. 17, 2016
People tired of bundling up in five layers just to head out the door to their cars can take heart – a warmup is coming.
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
The Spokane area will experience light snowfall Sunday before temperatures plunge to single digits Monday evening, the Spokane National Weather Service reports.
Thu., July 7, 2016
The stock market has been on a frustrating, dizzying roller-coaster ride to nowhere the last couple of years. It’s still not over.
Fri., Feb. 7, 2014
Unless it turns exceptionally wet in the next few months, the Inland Northwest is in store for an abnormally dry year, with a moderate drought forecast for much of Eastern …
Thu., Nov. 15, 2012
Last week, I gave our area snowfall predictions for the upcoming winter. Snowfall totals in our region for November are likely to end up above normal as more snow is …
Wed., Feb. 2, 2011
Keep your hat and gloves at the ready because cold weather will linger across the Inland Northwest throughout the rest of this winter and into spring. Art Douglas, who farmers …
Sat., Jan. 29, 2011
Rain and snow are expected to make a comeback this weekend, followed by sunny skies and cold temperatures in the coming week. From today’s expected high of 40, temperatures will …