Stories tagged: storm
UPDATED: Wed., July 24, 2019, 3:23 p.m.
The storm blew over trees and sparked numerous fires, most of which were quickly doused by firefighters or heavy 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.
Thu., July 11, 2019, 2:15 p.m.
A state of emergency has been declared in an area of northern Greece after a violent storm tore through seaside resorts, killing six tourists. A fisherman, who had been missing, …
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., May 30, 2019, 9:50 p.m.
Lightning strikes two homes near Post Falls during heavy storm Thursday; area near Colville sees power outage from wind
Lightning struck two houses near Post Falls during a brief but heavy thunderstorm Thursday evening. The houses saw light damage and no one was hurt.
Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:34 a.m.
Norwegian officials have opened an investigation into why a cruise ship carrying more than 1,370 people set sail along the country’s often wild western coast despite storm warnings, forcing a …
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: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019, 12:33 p.m.
A winter storm slamming the western U.S. was dumping rain in Northern California on Tuesday and raising the threat of floods while heavy mountain snowfall created a risk of avalanches …
Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 4:43 p.m.
Officials say the more than 1,800 dairy cows that died in a blizzard in southern Washington state earlier this month were a nearly $4 million loss, not including the lost …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 5:26 p.m.
A winter storm pounded Washington state Friday, forcing the cancellation of 200 flights in Seattle as officials worked to get people off the streets and into shelters.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 2, 2019, 8:13 p.m.
The second in a string of powerful storms battered California on Saturday, bringing down trees, flooding roadways and prompting evacuations in wildfire burn areas where intense downpours could loosen bare …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 3:50 p.m.
Schools are closed across the Midwest and Detroit’s main airport has been shut down as a major snowstorm crawls across the region.
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: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
The storm that pummeled much of California for three days began moving east Thursday after causing at least six deaths, forcing wildfire victims threatened by floods to flee their homes …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 8:19 p.m.
A storm packing snow and rain that has battered Lebanon for five days left an 8-year-old Syrian girl dead, flooded neighborhoods and paralyzed major mountain roads.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 9:36 p.m.
A snowstorm that pummeled much of northern Spokane County forced several school closures Monday morning.
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 2:43 p.m.
Thai authorities suspended ferry services and began evacuations Thursday ahead of a powerful tropical storm that is expected to pound the Southeast Asian nation’s famed southern beach resorts during a …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:22 p.m.
More than 300,000 households and businesses lost power Thursday as strong winds took down trees and power lines, blew over shipping containers and tore off part of a clock tower’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018, 10:11 p.m.
Wearing colorful disposable boots, tourists enjoyed outdoor cafes Thursday in St. Mark’s Square in Venice as waters receded from an exceptional high tide.
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.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 12, 2018, 7:29 p.m.
Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the monster storm closed in on the Carolinas, uncertainty over its projected path spreading …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way routes Tuesday as more than 1 million people in three states were ordered to get out of the way of Hurricane Florence, …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
People stranded at a flooded offshore airport overnight returned by boat and bus to the Japanese mainland Wednesday after a typhoon swept across part of Japan’s main island.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
Thousands of people were without power as Tropical Storm Gordon made landfall late Tuesday just west of the Alabama-Mississippi border.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 9:54 p.m.
Possible overnight dry lightning causes red flag warning in Spokane; smoke may lessen from nighttime winds
The possibility of lightning prompted a red flag warning Thursday and into Friday morning for Spokane and the Palouse region.
Thu., June 14, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
A strong storm pounded parts of Pennsylvania, damaging numerous businesses in a shopping plaza, overturning cars and downing trees and power lines.
Sun., May 20, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
Whenever the pressure to lead the Storm to its first winning season since 2011 becomes too much, first-year coach Dan Hughes will slip on his Bose earpiece and listen to …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
Spring kicked off with a wallop of wintry weather along the East Coast as the fourth nor’easter in three weeks dumped more than a foot of snow in some places …
Sun., March 11, 2018, 2:51 p.m.
The Northeast is bracing for its third nor’easter in less than two weeks, while some people are still feeling the effects of the last storm that dumped more than 2 …
UPDATED: Fri., March 9, 2018, 8:44 a.m.
BOSTON – The sun came out across much of the Northeast on Friday as utilities tackled the arduous task of restoring power to hundreds of thousands of customers who lost …