Mann: We’re not finished with snow

Print Article

Temperatures in parts of Kootenai County reached 60 degrees for the first time this season on Monday.

According to Press meteorologist Randy Mann, that checks in about 10 degrees warmer than the normal — the average high temperature for March 12 is 49 degrees.

“We always get these little heat waves at some point, so it’s not a record,” Mann said. “But it is unusual.”

The average high in Coeur d’Alene does not normally reach 60 degrees until April 18, Mann said. However, he warned that colder days might not be far off in the future.

His forecast predicts off-and-on rain showers for the remainder of the week, with some snow flurries possible in the morning hours this weekend.

Mann described this winter as very atypical for the Inland Northwest.

“It has been very unusual,” he said. “We’ve had three winters: early November, mid-December, and mid-February.”

Late this month, Mann said one more large snowfall could come through the area, a lingering result of the three Nor’easters that recently ripped through the mid-Atlantic and New England.

“We just saw three Nor’easters in 10 days, which has never happened before,” he said. “That was unprecedented.”

To this point, the region has seen 87.1 inches of snowfall this season. Mann said the next snowfall could push us over the 90-inch mark.

Print Article

Read More Local News

Development dilemma In approving projects, school impact ignored

December 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press COEUR d’ALENE — The Coeur d’Alene School District superintendent wants to partner with the city when it comes to considering future developments. Superintendent Steve Cook said record growth has sev...

Comments

Read More

Schools will ask voters for funding Post Falls: New school on wish list

December 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press POST FALLS — The Post Falls School District plans to float two funding proposals to voters on March 12, 2019. Administrators are recommending that the school board on Jan. 14 forward to voters both ...

Comments

Read More

Lakeland: Levy needed for operations

December 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press RATHDRUM — Voters in the Lakeland Joint School District will consider a two-year supplemental levy of $8.99 million per year on March 12, 2019. If approved, the measure would replace a levy of the s...

Comments

Read More

Is your house on fire, Clark?

December 15, 2018 at 5:00 am | Coeur d'Alene Press The Press is making a list (and checking it twice): We’re looking for the best and brightest holiday lights in the area. If you or someone you know has a dazzling display, let us know. A list of r...

Comments

Read More

Contact Us

(208) 664-8176
215 N. Second St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814

©2018 The Coeur d'Alene Press Terms of Use Privacy Policy
X
X