For two taxing days last week, our region withered under record-breaking temperatures. Now, following cooler temps, hot weather is back.
With temperatures shooting up to 110 degrees in parts of Washington state, people are at increased risk of suffering from heatstroke – the most serious of heat-related illnesses.
The last meaningful rainfall in the Inland Northwest was on June 21, and the National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning.
There’s a 70 percent chance of El Nino conditions from December through February, according to the U.S. Climate Prediction Center.
Engineers at WSU’s Laboratory for Atmospheric Research are using a computer modeling system to predict air pollution levels for the Pacific Northwest, including wildfire smoke.
A historical look at Fourth of July weather in eastern Washington. Find out your odds for good weather.
Solstice to deliver 16 hours of sunlight to the Pacific Northwest on Thursday, compared to only 13 hours, 45 minutes in Miami. So open the curtains and grab an iced tea.
The month of May can create a convergence of factors resulting in storms, winds and other unexpected weather surprises.
If you feel like you have your head in the clouds, in a sense, you do.
By Nic Loyd, WSU meteorologist, and Linda Weiford, WSU News
Hello, spring. Tuesday’s vernal equinox marked the start of astronomical spring, meaning that tulips, Canada geese and softball games are on the way.