Stories tagged: wind
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 28, 2019
The beloved balloons flew, but lower than usual, in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade after an anxious weather watch.
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
Spokane area and North Idaho utility crews were responding to dozens of small outages and a few larger ones early Wednesday morning after high winds hit the region.
Wed., Oct. 9, 2019
Land-based turbines are rising by the thousands across America, from the remote Texas plains to farm towns of Iowa. And the U.S. wind boom now is expanding offshore, with big …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 26, 2019
Meteorologists say a wind gust atop the Northeast’s highest mountain hit 171 mph, setting a record for the month on a peak known for its extreme weather.
Tue., Jan. 8, 2019
Deadly winter weather blasted Europe for yet another day Tuesday, trapping hundreds of people in Alpine regions, whipping up high winds that caused flight cancellations and increasing the risks of …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018
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., Sept. 13, 2018
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: Fri., July 20, 2018
Divers found four more bodies Friday in a Missouri lake where a duck boat packed with tourists capsized and sank in high winds, bringing the death toll to 17 in …
UPDATED: Sun., July 1, 2018
Evacuations were ordered as dry, hot winds fueled a wildfire burning out of control Sunday in rural Northern California, sending a stream of smoke some 75 miles south into the …
Thu., April 19, 2018
Gusty winds swept the mountains and deserts of Southern California on Thursday, forcing managers of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival to close campgrounds where thousands of fans were …
UPDATED: Wed., April 18, 2018
Frazzled residents in a part of rural northwestern Oklahoma paralyzed by days of wind-whipped wildfires expressed fear a blaze could overrun their home Wednesday, as firefighters battling the deadly fires …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018
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 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018
A major winter storm swept south through California on Thursday, bringing heavy snow and strong winds to mountains and steady rain elsewhere, while prompting mandatory evacuations for coastal areas to …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 30, 2018
A massive pine tree fell Monday night, blocking traffic on 17th Avenue near Regal Street on Spokane’s South Hill.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017
After a welcome lull in powerful winds that drove Southern California’s massive wildfire, crews and homeowners were bracing Wednesday for the return of potentially dangerous gusts that could revive the …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017
Southern California firefighters contained part of the fifth-largest fire in the state’s history but warned coastal communities Wednesday that they’re still at risk if unpredictable winds whip up again and …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017
Western Washington is on the watch for high winds and potential landslides.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017
Strong winds in western Washington felled trees, causing several injuries and killing a woman in her car with her 2-year-old child, authorities said Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 30, 2017
A severe storm packing hurricane-force wind gusts and soaking rain swept through the Northeast early Monday, knocking out power for nearly 1.5 million homes and businesses and forcing hundreds of …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017
With afternoon temperatures in the 60s and overnight lows above the freezing mark, forecasters are predicting a mild, calm end to October.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017
The National Weather Service says the winds and rain moving into Washington state will be stronger and heavier than expected.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 16, 2017
Winds gusting to 50 mph are forecast to sweep into Spokane on Tuesday afternoon.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
Hurricane Irma is so strong and its pressure is so low, it’s sucking water from its surroundings into the core of the storm.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Shifting winds should blow smoke out of Washington by this weekend.
Sat., June 3, 2017
A majority of Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders (including several large asset managers) voted on Wednesday to force it to disclose how climate change would affect its business.
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017
Gusting winds buffeting the Pacific Northwest have led to one death in Oregon and downed trees and power lines from the Oregon Coast to Moscow, Idaho Friday afternoon.
Fri., April 7, 2017
Strong winds knocked out power to more than 100,000 homes and businesses in western Oregon.
Mon., March 27, 2017
The springtime severe weather season is ramping up with damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes in the forecast nearly every day this week, including in parts of Kentucky, Mississippi and …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017
Northern California was battered by another atmospheric river that produced record rainfall and wind gusts that reached 199 mph. The dramatic gusts were recorded high in the Sierra Nevada, where …
Sat., Feb. 11, 2017
Dramatic video of a tractor-trailer toppling onto a Wyoming Highway Patrol car shows just how windy it can get on the high plains.