Matt Gray, #kxly 4 News

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Spokane, WA, United States

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Recent articles by Matt:

Sunny Saturday with more warmer days ahead

It’s been a chilly week around the Inland Northwest, but that’s about to change. Friday was considerably warmer than the middle of the week and we’ll be quite mild on Saturday. Temperatures dip into the upper 30s in the morning and reach the upper 60s in the afternoon! Saturday will be mostly sunny as we get a little break in-between... → Read More

It's official: La Niña is coming again this year

SPOKANE, Wash.— Scientists anticipated it most of the summer, and now it’s officially official. La Niña has developed in the East Pacific Ocean. That means there’s a higher chance the Inland Northwest could have a colder and snowier winter. It’s back! Today, NOAA declared that #LaNina conditions have emerged for the second winter in a row. Read more at ... → Read More

Washington snowplows with wacky names are ready for winter

Eastern Washington Tow Plow "Sir Plows-A-Lot" Source: WSDOT SPOKANE, Wash. — It’s still the middle of fall, but in the mountains of the Inland Northwest, snow is already starting to show up. That means it’s time for the snowplow crews of North Idaho and Eastern Washington to get their rigs ready to start work in just a few weeks. That... → Read More

The Inland Northwest will lose almost 100 minutes of daylight this month

The Inland Northwest will lose close to 100 minutes of daylight over the next month before Daylight Saving Time ends on Nov. 7. → Read More

Freezing weather this week will help cut down swarming aphids

Smoky-winged ash aphids, sometimes called blue ash aphids or wooly aphids, started to appear last week across the Inland Northwest. → Read More

Another La Niña winter likely in the Northwest

This is what another La Niña winter means for snow in our area. → Read More

Northwest fall foliage could peak early this year

Fall is officially here, which means it won't be long until we are graced with brilliant yellows, oranges, and reds of autumn leaves. It may be sooner than usual. → Read More

Weekend storm brings late summer snow to Schweitzer

The first snow of the new ski season fell in the North Idaho mountains this weekend. Schweitzer is already getting started building its base. → Read More

Spokane sees the most rain in months

The 0.10 inch on the official rain gauge at Spokane International Airport is the most since July 21. → Read More

Large western fires hurt local air quality

Air Quality since Labor Day weekend is up and down after a smokeless end to August. → Read More

Spokane sets new weather record for 90 degree days

Spokane hit 40 days this year where the high was 90 degrees or hotter, the most since 1958. → Read More

Not much smoke relief on Friday

Hot and smoky weather expected all weekend. → Read More

Video Forecast: Storms, wind, fire danger

Monsoon moisture and a strong cold front on the way. → Read More

Lightning threat begins tonight in the region

A cold front will bring heightened fire danger to western Montana late Wednesday night and Thursday. → Read More

Video Forecast: Hotter with sunshine Tuesday

A bit more smoke is possible from area fires in the afternoon due to hotter temperatures. → Read More

Fire concerns rising later this week

Incoming storms and wind will provide a challenge to firefighters after today. → Read More

Viewing times for eclipse in western Montana

Get the timing information for the eclipse here. → Read More

Video Forecast: Eclipse Day low on cloud cover

Smoky skies and not much else for the Great American Eclipse. → Read More

Montana smoke won't overshadow eclipse today

Air quality alerts are in place this morning for a few Montana counties. → Read More

Video Forecast: Heating up after eclipse

Expect hotter temperatures and more fire concerns late this week. → Read More