Stories tagged: rain
Sat., July 13, 2019
Millions of gallons of untreated runoff entered the Spokane River after major May rainstorm, report says
Twenty minutes of intense rain inundated the city’s subterranean stormwater retention system, sending millions of gallons of untreated stormwater runoff and sewage to flow directly into the Spokane River.
Tue., July 2, 2019, 12:23 p.m.
The heavy rains that caused severe flooding in the central U.S. this spring also had the positive effect of lifting the Southern Plains out of a prolonged drought.
UPDATED: Thu., June 27, 2019, 8:10 p.m.
There’s a slim chance of storms Friday for travelers heading into Spokane via I-90, but the National Weather Service predicts clear skies by game time for Hoopest on Saturday.
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.
Wed., June 12, 2019, 8:55 a.m.
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UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Rain continued falling Friday as Spokane tried to dry out from storms that flooded downtown businesses and damaged streets during Thursday’s evening commute. A National Weather Service meteorologist said reports …
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 5:44 p.m.
A fast-moving storm hit Spokane Thursday afternoon, bringing with it thunder, lightning and a heavy downpour and flooding across the city.
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.
Thu., April 11, 2019, 10:44 p.m.
City officials in Pullman say they usually have 12 to 24 hours to prepare for potential flooding.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 11:41 a.m.
Heavy rain caused flash flooding Tuesday night in Pullman and Moscow, sweeping up cars, damaging buildings and trapping about two dozen people inside businesses.
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.
Wed., Feb. 27, 2019, 3:09 p.m.
Two communities in Northern California’s wine country were accessible only by boat Wednesday after a rain-swollen river overflowed its banks following a relentless downpour across an already waterlogged region.
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: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:09 p.m.
Two employees and one of their spouses have purchased the restaurant and bar and are planning to largely keep things the same while they get comfortable in their new roles. …
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
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 …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 10:12 p.m.
A strong thunderstorm dumped copious amounts of rain in the South Sound, leading to some urban flooding in Tacoma, Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 3:47 p.m.
Rain is helping to extinguish a deadly wildfire in Northern California’s Gold Rush country, but the moisture is also turning ash into thick paste and hindering the hunt for telltale …
Mon., Nov. 5, 2018, 7:58 p.m.
An unseasonably warm weekend in Spokane is expected to give way to cooler temperatures throughout this week, with a slight chance of rain on Tuesday and Wednesday and some snow …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 4, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
The impact of remnants from Tropical Storm Rosa was still rippling across Arizona Thursday as a collision on a washed out highway near the Grand Canyon left one person dead …
Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 2:30 p.m.
Greek authorities are looking for three missing people on a Greek island after a rare and powerful Mediterranean storm dumped heavy rain on the region.
Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 6 a.m.
All around the world, people fall asleep to different sounds. Maybe you hear a snoring dog, whooshing waves, noisy traffic, chirping crickets, a soft lullaby, or raindrops.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Stranded by Florence’s epic floods days after the hurricane hit North Carolina, Wilmington residents lined up by the hundreds Tuesday for free food, water and tarps, while officials managed to …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut off by the epic deluge and muddy river water swamping entire neighborhoods miles inland. “The …
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: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 8:59 p.m.
About a quarter inch of rain fell over much of Eastern Washington and North Idaho Sunday and Monday morning, clearing out smoke and dampening the thirsty landscape.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 26, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
Hurricane Lane secured its place in the history books before it quickly dissipated into a tropical storm and moved off from Hawaii. The storm caused damage, mostly on the Big …
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 2:23 p.m.
Officials in Virginia say a dam that overflowed Thursday is currently stable but are asking people who were evacuated to stay out of their homes until there’s dry weather.
Sat., July 21, 2018, 5 a.m.
So-called “Silva Cells,” chambers of fluffy soil and air used to store stormwater, are being constructed with plastic frames beneath several intersections in the historic West Central neighborhood. They’re part …
Tue., July 3, 2018, 11 a.m.
Heavy rains forecast for northern Thailand could worsen flooding in a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach are waiting to be extracted by rescuers, possibly forcing authorities to …
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
On Thursday, Summer Parkways, an annual outdoor block party, welcomed bicyclists and runners on a 3-mile loop of the South Hill including Manito and Comstock parks. But this year it, …