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Kootenai County fire danger raised to high

HAYDEN, Idaho -- The fire danger level in Kootenai County has been raised to high as of Friday. The decision was made by the Kootenai County Fire Chiefs and the Idaho Department of Lands Mica District. At this time, yard…

Sunny and hot through the weekend - Mark

It's hot. There's not much else to it. We'll have sunny and clear skies as temperatures peak up into the high 90s today. It gets even hotter tomorrow through Friday…

The heat is here for the week - Mark

Hottest conditions so far this year with mid 80's and sunny today. Low 90's for Tuesday and mid to upper 80's the rest of the week. Chance of Showers, T-storms and Breezy Wednesday.

New research finds the keys to predicting fire seasons

SPOKANE, Wash.-- New research from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) shows that climate variations in the winter and spring are the biggest factor in how bad fire season gets. In computer simulations of every fire season since 1984,…

DNR-managed campgrounds to close for the foreseeable future

SPOKANE, Wash. -- Your upcoming camping trip may need to be put on hold.  The Washington Department of Natural Resources announced that all of their managed lands, including campgrounds, in Eastern Washington will close Friday because of fire danger.  Those…

Hot and dry with risk of fire danger

Get ready, because it is going to be hot today as we enter the heatwave. Temperatures will climb into the upper 90°s today with the highest being 100°, which will tie our record for the day. Expect sunny skies and…