Stories tagged: storm
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016
A weather system that already has caused at least six deaths in the Dominican Republic has been designated as Tropical Storm Earl.
Mon., May 30, 2016
The Coast Guard says the body of a man who was swept away while trying to rescue a woman in distress has been recovered near where he disappeared on the …
Thu., May 26, 2016
Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game …
Mon., May 9, 2016
Tornadoes swept across portions of the Plains on Monday, killing two people in Oklahoma including an elderly man who was inside a home that was torn apart by one of …
Thu., April 28, 2016
The mayor of Gulfport, Mississippi, has declared a state of emergency because of heavy rain and widespread flooding in the largest city on the state’s Gulf Coast.
Wed., April 27, 2016
Springtime storms developed in parts of the Midwest and South on Wednesday, with forecasters warning that hail and high winds would be a bigger concern than tornadoes.
Tue., April 26, 2016
Police say a Pennsylvania school bus driver asked an 11-year-old student to get off the bus and move a downed, live power line.
Tue., April 26, 2016
Forecasters are warning that severe storms could bring “significant” tornadoes and grapefruit-sized hail to the Great Plains on Tuesday, while severe thunderstorms and strong wind gusts are predicted for Mid-Atlantic …
Fri., April 15, 2016
The year’s hurricane season will be near-average, with the formation of 12 named storms, including five hurricanes making landfall along the U.S. coastline or in the Caribbean, according to a …
Fri., April 1, 2016
Strong storms plowed through Georgia on their way to the Carolinas Friday, spawning at least one confirmed tornado, after setting off tornadoes that swirled through Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.
Wed., March 30, 2016
Strong storms could spawn some tornadoes as they dump heavy rain on several states across the South through Friday, forecasters predict.
Mon., March 14, 2016
Emergency officials in Louisiana and Mississippi were watching the rise of the Pearl River, which divides the two states Monday amid widespread flooding that has damaged thousands of homes.
Mon., March 14, 2016
Thousands of people are still without power Monday morning a day after a fierce wind storm whipped through Western Washington.
Wed., March 2, 2016
Officials say more than 10,000 customers around western Washington remained without power following blustery, rainy weather.
Tue., March 1, 2016
Officials say more than 50,000 customers in Seattle and around western Washington are without power due to blustery weather, downed trees and power lines.
Tue., Feb. 16, 2016
A President’s Day storm brought record rainfall to the Pacific Northwest and sent rivers overflowing their banks in Western Washington on Tuesday.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016
The second winter storm in four days to hit the Northeast centered on New England on Monday, bringing howling winds and coastal flooding and threatening Cape Cod and southeastern Massachusetts …
Mon., Feb. 1, 2016
Powerful winds lashed Southern California on Monday at the tail end of a winter storm that also brought heavy rain and mountain snow.
Tue., Nov. 17, 2015
Heavy winds and dangerous road conditions forced the postponement of Eastern Washington’s basketball game Tuesday night, EWU athletic director Bill Chaves said. The Eagles will play Seattle University on Wednesday. …
Sun., Nov. 9, 2014
A massive storm expected to help push Arctic air toward the lower 48 states was moving slowly east after blasting parts of Alaska’s Aleutian Islands with hurricane-force winds.
Thu., Sept. 4, 2014
Homeowners, renters and business owners hit hard in a July windstorm may be eligible for federal help. The U.S. Small Business Association announced Wednesday it has granted a disaster declaration …
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014
Several weeks after storms hit, local arborists continue cleaning up toppled trees for homeowners across the Inland Northwest. Homeowners who had a tree blown over in their yard can pay …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 4, 2014
More than 10,000 customers remain without power around the area after a powerful windstorm struck the region Saturday night. Firefighters are also working to control a trio of blazes sparked …
Mon., Aug. 4, 2014
The Inland Northwest was flung back into storm cleanup mode Sunday after being clobbered by high winds for a second time in 10 days. Thunderstorms packing gusts of 40 to …
Sun., Aug. 3, 2014
Another strong thunderstorm hit the northern parts of Spokane and Spokane County on Saturday evening, downing trees and power lines and sparking many brush fires. Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich …
Thu., July 31, 2014
It’s been a week of living without power, having to boil water and, for some, worrying about looters, sleeping at an emergency shelter and salvaging what’s left from shattered homes …
Sat., July 26, 2014
Avista Utilities is struggling to return power to the last of the 1,700 customers without electricity in north Spokane and Deer Park.
Fri., July 25, 2014
Molly Conant was sitting on her couch Wednesday afternoon when she decided to get up and go into the kitchen. It’s a decision that may have saved her life. One …
UPDATED: Thu., July 24, 2014
Severe thunderstorms pounded the Inland Northwest on Wednesday, toppling trees that crushed homes and cars and cutting power to more than 60,000 homes and businesses. One driver suffered life-threatening injuries …
Sun., May 25, 2014
WASHINGTON – Sue Bird wouldn’t let the Seattle Storm start the season 0-4. The veteran point guard scored 16 points and the Storm avoided their second 0-4 start in franchise …