Stories tagged: national weather service
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 11:03 a.m.
A Red Flag Warning will be in affect until about 8 p.m. Friday evening, the NWS tweeted. Strong winds are expected throughout the afternoon, with gusts up to 30 mph.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
“In the past, when we have had similar slow starts to the season, we have seen the fire season extend further into September,” Spokane Fire Department Chief Brian Schaeffer said.
Wed., July 31, 2019, 6:32 p.m.
Fire Weather Watch issued for Spokane County due to possible lightning overnight Thursday, winds Friday afternoon
The National Weather Service issued a Fire Weather Watch notice in Spokane County for Thursday evening through Friday morning due to possible abundant lightning, high winds and dry fuels.
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 8:12 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a fire weather watch for Saturday afternoon and evening, with low humidity and winds gusting to 35 mph in the forecast. Winds are expected …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, a fire weather watch is in effect until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Cities and unincorporated areas in Spokane County will have outdoor burning restrictions in place …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
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., June 26, 2019, 8:46 p.m.
The brunt of a large thunderstorm passed south of Spokane on Wednesday, but the city caught some rain showers and winds.
Sat., June 22, 2019, 5 a.m.
Spokane’s National Weather Service office will rely on satellite and lightning detection to forecast rain and thunderstorms while its radar is out of service from June 24 to July 5.
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019, 9:16 p.m.
The 243 Command Fire in Grant County that spewed smoke across Eastern Washington earlier this week has entered its final throes of life.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Grant County’s 243 Command Fire saw some growth because of overnight winds; air returns to ‘moderate’ in Spokane
A day after it made Spokane’s air quality the worst in the country, Grant County’s 243 Command Fire saw some overnight growth spurred by strong westerly winds.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 5 p.m.
It’s not your imagination: The weather in Spokane for Memorial Day weekend usually isn’t very good.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
A flood watch was in effect across Eastern Washington and North Idaho as heavy rain and thunderstorms began Thursday afternoon.
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 6:36 p.m.
Spokane’s streak of colder-than-usual temperatures has finally ended.
UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019, 10:37 p.m.
Predicted overnight snow will likely lead to an icy and perhaps snowy Thursday morning commute, a reminder that winter isn’t over.
UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 9:10 a.m.
If February 2019 will go down in the record books in Spokane as one of the wettest, snowiest months in history, then March will surely follow as one of the …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
A small flurry of snow, strong winds and below freezing temperatures led to multiple school closures Wednesday morning in the Inland Northwest.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 6:05 p.m.
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: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 6:59 a.m.
Colder-than-average temperatures and snow are expected to continue into this week as a new weather system moves up the Washington and Oregon border.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:04 p.m.
The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory on Tuesday predicting that at least one inch of fresh snow will fall on Spokane through Wednesday morning.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Up to 4 inches of snow expected in Spokane by Wednesday evening; even more in Pullman, Coeur d’Alene
The National Weather Service said Spokane will get 3 to 4 inches of snow between 10 a.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. Wednesday, while Coeur d’Alene will get 4 to 6 …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 16, 2019, 1:07 p.m.
A brief spurt of heavy snow hit Spokane around noon on Saturday and left about 1/2 inch of snow. More could fall after dark.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 15, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
While there is a chance to see some more flurries Saturday, forecasters don’t expect it to bring the mass amounts we saw earlier this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 13, 2019, 8:24 p.m.
Spokane will see an inch or less of new snow through early Friday morning, but temperatures are expected to dip back into the teens early next week, according to the …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 10, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
The region could see up to a foot of snow in some areas as colder-than-average temperatures, icy conditions and snowstorms continue throughout the rest of the week.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 7, 2019, 10:07 p.m.
Temperatures are expected to remain well below freezing moving into the weekend, with up to 5 or 6 inches of snow, all mixed with heavy wind gusts that could make …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 3, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
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, …
Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
The coldest air in at least 25 years is pouring into the Midwest on Wednesday, promising to topple records and prompting officials to warn of “life-threatening” temperatures.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 10:45 a.m.
Several area schools delayed the start of classes Wednesday as a storm brought several inches of snow.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 6:26 p.m.
The National Weather Service is predicting more snow to fall in northern Spokane County and north Idaho as the region’s first notable storm of the new year settles into the …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 3:52 p.m.
Snow and freezing rain has prompted officials to close the largest school districts in Nebraska and Iowa ahead of a winter storm that’s threatening the Midwest with several inches of …