Stories tagged: snow
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 7 p.m.
Scientists say tiny bits of plastic are being sucked into the atmosphere and carried thousands of miles to some of the remotest corners of the planet.
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
Powerful spring snow storm creating hazardous travel conditions in parts of the Midwest and Great Lakes regions
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 6:36 p.m.
Spokane’s streak of colder-than-usual temperatures has finally ended.
Sun., March 17, 2019, 5 a.m.
The winter of 1969 holds a place in the record books and in the collective memory of Spokane. The oddities of that winter collected as fast as the snowfall. It …
UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 11 p.m.
Dozens of people showed up at McEuen Park for a slushy snowball skirmish Saturday before the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Winter soldiers young and old let snowballs fly at the …
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:38 p.m.
As of Tuesday, Spokane had at least 10 inches of snow on the ground for 30 days in a row. That’s not even close to the record.
UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 6:38 a.m.
Spokane’s second-snowiest February on record may have pushed local governments to spend more than normal on de-icer, overtime and equipment used to keep the area’s roads clear.
UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
A car lost control and sideswiped a Washington State Patrol trooper’s car on Tuesday. No one was injured, and his car had minor damage.
UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 9:20 p.m.
Snow is expected to begin in the area after 10 p.m. Monday and continue through Tuesday morning’s commute, potentially affecting traffic. After a last round of heavy snow, which could …
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: Wed., March 6, 2019, 11:12 a.m.
In a hard-fought victory over Mother Nature, road crews removed enough snow and ice to reopen a stretch of state Highway 27 north of Latah on Tuesday.
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: Sun., March 3, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Chillier-than-average temperatures have been the norm in the Spokane region since early February, but warmer weather could arrive by the middle of March.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
While many people in the lowlands are grousing about all of the February snow and cold, folks at mountain ski areas are reveling in the winter weather.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
A few inches of snow overnight has covered roadways in Eastern Washington and some school districts have delayed classes.
Thu., Feb. 28, 2019, 6 a.m.
While the continued snow might bother some, it’s cause for celebration among many Spokane skiers looking for an easy line.
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. 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.
Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
100 years ago in Spokane: With a foot of snow on the ground, officials ask public for help to get flu nurses to new patients
An uptick in new flu cases had residents worried that the the Spanish flu epidemic had not run its course.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 1:33 p.m.
Officials say snowpack levels in northern Idaho and Washington have improved over the last month, but both states could still be heading for an abnormally dry summer.
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 11:19 a.m.
Schools in western Oregon delayed start times or closed altogether as another round of winter weather hit parts of the Northwest, producing slick roads and causing flights to be cancelled …
Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 6 a.m.
Minnesotans love to brag about our department of transportation.
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: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019, 12:47 p.m.
More than 25 inches of snow blanketed Spokane in February, which means big business for snowplow operators.
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 11:45 a.m.
A winter storm brought rare snowfall to the Las Vegas Strip, dusting casino marquees and prompting revelers to erect a snowman near the famous “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Victim of alleged assault in fight between Spokane neighbors over snow broke 2 ribs, bone in face, court records say
A man accused of attacking his neighbor over blowing snow into each others’ properties appeared Wednesday in Spokane County Superior Court where his bond was set at $2,000.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:13 p.m.
About an inch of snow fell on Spokane from Tuesday afternoon through this morning, making the morning commute slick. The Washington State Patrol reported multiple weather-related crashes in the Spokane …
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: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 6:15 p.m.
I remember using metal garbage cans as molds and constructing multilayer snow strongholds.