Stories tagged: weather
Tue., July 23, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
The city of Spokane may experience lightning strikes and gusty winds from 6 p.m. Tuesday to 5 a.m. Wednesday, causing elevated wildfire conditions and a Red Flag warning, issued by …
UPDATED: Mon., July 22, 2019, 8:16 p.m.
Starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, a fire weather watch is in effect until 5 a.m. Wednesday. Cities and unincorporated areas in Spokane County will have outdoor burning restrictions in place …
Thu., July 18, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Public housing officials in Chicago are planning wellbeing checks on residents as the heat and humidity are expected to mount to dangerous levels
UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019, 7:48 p.m.
A dry and windy weather forecast for Thursday has led the National Weather Service to issue a Red Flag Warning for about 16 counties in Eastern Washington, including part of …
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
The threat of wildfire declined in July with cloudy, wet weather, but that could all change in August, Public Lands Commissioner Hilary Franz said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019, 8:56 p.m.
Showers swept through Spokane Tuesday, bringing a little more than 0.29 of an inch of rain at the Spokane International Airport. July is a dry month in Spokane and that …
Mon., July 15, 2019, 11:14 a.m.
Though Tropical Depression Barry failed to unleash catastrophic flooding in New Orleans, it still swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches of rain and transformed part of the …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 4:02 p.m.
It is a question people in and around New Orleans ask themselves every time a threatening storm lurks in the Gulf: a major hurricane like Katrina, which devastated the area …
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 7:54 p.m.
People are stocking up on food and water, filling sandbags and preparing to hunker down as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana and …
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Alaska’s largest city and two other state locations reached record high temperatures on Independence Day
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 8:18 p.m.
Greece’s most famous archaeological site, the Acropolis in Athens, has shut down to visitors for four hours because of hot weather in the capital.
UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
We’ll have an 80-degree high and a cloudy sky on the Fourth of July.
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: Mon., July 1, 2019, 12:10 a.m.
Germany has registered a new temperature high for June, beating the previous record set just days ago.
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.
Thu., June 27, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
France’s national weather service issued its highest-level danger alert Thursday as it warned that parts of the country could expect temperatures to reach an “exceptional peak” Friday amid a record-setting …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 12:33 p.m.
Torrid weather gripped large parts of western and central Europe on Wednesday, setting new June temperature records in Germany and the Czech Republic and forcing drivers to slow down on …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:26 p.m.
Orangutans at a Vienna zoo got buckets of water, lemurs in Rome enjoyed fruit icicles and a polar bear took to a pool in Germany as much of Europe sweltered …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
Repairs and cleanup following the prolonged flooding along the Mississippi River will cost more than $2 billion, an advocacy group for river communities said Tuesday.
UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
With temperatures in the 90s, Spokane could see record-breaking weather this week.
UPDATED: Mon., June 3, 2019, 6:29 p.m.
‘Something incredible happened last week’: Forecasters credited with saving lives in outbreak of 434 reported tornadoes
Imagine a massive tornado – an atmospheric buzz saw – tearing through your neighborhood with winds of 170 mph. Envision it leaving a path of destruction up to a mile …
Fri., May 31, 2019, 11:42 a.m.
A levee breached Friday along the Arkansas River, prompting a flash flood warning and evacuation of a rural area in western Arkansas.
Mon., May 27, 2019, 11:46 a.m.
A tornado leveled a motel and tore through a mobile home park near Oklahoma City overnight, killing two people and injuring at least 29 others before a second twister raked …
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 5 p.m.
It’s not your imagination: The weather in Spokane for Memorial Day weekend usually isn’t very good.
UPDATED: Fri., May 24, 2019, 9:37 p.m.
The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River in Missouri, bringing the death toll to nine from storms that …
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 6:17 p.m.
The Atlantic hurricane season is off to yet another early start, but U.S. weather officials say it should be a near normal year.
UPDATED: Thu., May 23, 2019, 10:44 a.m.
A tornado tore apart buildings in Missouri’s capital city as part of an outbreak of severe weather across the state overnight that left at least three people dead and dozens …
UPDATED: Wed., May 22, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Waterlogged parts of the central U.S. were bracing Wednesday for more rain, following days of severe storms that have battered Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and caused at least three …
Mon., May 20, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
Officials closed schools, evacuated military aircraft and issued high-water warnings Monday with another round of severe weather potentially including tornadoes forecast for the Southern Plains.
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.