Thunderstorms possible here today
Last updated 8/5/2021 at 9:58am
DAVENPORT--A Red Flag warning was issued across the Northern Columbia Basin, Palouse and Spokane area from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. today, Thursday Aug. 5 due to the possibility for thunderstorms.
Thunderstorms are expected to be scattered across the affected area with lightning and little precipitation. Winds are expected to be 15-25 miles per hour, but gusts could reach up to 45 miles per hour.
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