NW Weather http://nwpr.org en Spring Outlook Looks Warm For Coastal Northwest, 'Normal' Spring Inland http://nwpr.org/post/spring-outlook-looks-warm-coastal-northwest-normal-spring-inland <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On this first day of spring, we get a seasonal outlook from the National Weather Service. It calls for a warmer-than-average spring west of the Cascades and normal temperatures and rainfall across the inland Northwest. There's also no let-up seen for drought conditions in California, and parts of Oregon and southwest Idaho. Correspondent Tom </span>Banse<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has more.</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:17:54 +0000 Tom Banse 43104 at http://nwpr.org Spring Outlook Looks Warm For Coastal Northwest, 'Normal' Spring Inland How To Stay Cool When It's Too Hot http://nwpr.org/post/how-stay-cool-when-its-too-hot <p>The heat wave that's hit the Northwest is expected to linger on through the weekend keeping temperatures above 100 in Boise; in the 80's in Seattle; close to 90 in the Tri Cities. In this normally temperate region, a lot of people don’t have air conditioning. Jessica Robinson went in search of alternative cooling techniques – and the answer to that age-old question: is it better to point the fan out the window or into the room?</p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:14:52 +0000 Jessica Robinson 30449 at http://nwpr.org How To Stay Cool When It's Too Hot Northwest's Hottest Days Of The Year So Far Are Looming http://nwpr.org/post/northwests-hottest-days-year-so-far-are-looming <a href="http://cpa.ds.npr.org/northwestnews/audio/2013/06/062613TB_Pierce_web.mp3" class="asset-audio"></a><p>The weather forecast calls for an abrupt switch from cloudy and showery to a heat wave beginning as soon as Thursday. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 00:49:01 +0000 Tom Banse 30025 at http://nwpr.org Northwest's Hottest Days Of The Year So Far Are Looming