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Spokane Public Schools hold make-up day of classes Monday after early season snow

Monday is a planned weather make-up day. Classes will be held after school was canceled Oct. 9 due to an early season snowstorm.

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019

Roads expected to be slick for Wednesday commute in Spokane, Coeur d’Alene

A storm will bring heavy mountain snow and a potentially treacherous morning commute to the Inland Northwest on Wednesday.

Abundant precipitation, reduced water use help boost aquifer

The water level in an Idaho aquifer increased 1.7 million acre-feet last year.

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018

Snow expected throughout Inland Northwest overnight, with rain to follow

The first few days of March will see overnight snow with rain during the day, as temperatures struggle to reach 40 degrees in urban areas. Mountain regions could see significant …

Spokane sets new record for lack of rainfall

As fires continue to burn through the tinder-dry West, Spokane marks a new milestone Sunday. At 74 days, the city is now experiencing its longest dry spell on record.

Steve Christilaw: Prep athletes persevere in precipitation

You know the dreary weather has piled up over too many days when you let your dog out to do her business and she gives you a dirty look when …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 21, 2017

Skies expected to dry up for a few days

Spokane’s dreary winter continued Tuesday, with new snow and rain making this month the second wettest February in Spokane on record.

Randy Mann: Precipitation levels likely to be decent in 2015

The new year started off with snow across the Inland Northwest. Then, the milder weather pattern moved in, bringing rain to the region. Even with the weekend snowfall, Spokane International …

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 26, 2014

Snow, bitter cold on the way

Snow will begin to fall in the Spokane area around midnight Saturday, with up to six inches expected on the ground by Sunday morning. Even heavier snow is expected across …

West Coast drinks up snow, rain

SEATTLE — A significant weekend storm disrupted plans across the Northwest U.S., blanketing parts of Washington state with snow, socking Oregon and California with rain and contributing to the deaths …

Inland Northwest snow pack low as drought looms

A drought spreading across the Western United States is creeping closer to the Inland Northwest. The latest report from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that abnormally dry conditions have moved …

Inland Northwest has seen very dry six-month period

The lack of snow and rain in the second half of 2013 has left the Inland Northwest way behind on accumulated precipitation. The National Weather Service on Thursday posted a …

La Nina keeps wet weather coming

We’re in the first week of April and the moisture continues to fall. In fact, the first three months of 2011 were among the wettest in recorded history across parts …

Nation got record-setting drenching in October

According to the National Climatic Data Center, October was the wettest in history across the U.S. The long-term average of precipitation across the country is 2.11 inches. Last month, an …