What a busy night! Thunderstorms moved through some areas locally, and moved over the Northeast Washington and North Idaho mountains.

Friday starts out with relatively calm weather. The conditions will be just right in the atmosphere for thunderstorms to pop-up all night long.

Radar imagery shows strong cells moving through central WAshington at 3:00 a.m. Friday. 

New storms begin late Friday morning to the west and spread east throughout the afternoon.

Storm activity decreases from west to east overnight.


*Scattered thunderstorms will bring the possibility of cloud-to-ground lightning. Can be very dangerous, if not lethal!

*High winds with passing storms.

*Hail is possible this afternoon and evening.

*Flash flooding is a threat for any burn scar areas from past wildfires in North-central Washington, Northeast Washington, and the northern portion of Idaho. A flash flood watch is in place Friday.

Expect precipitation totals by 3:00 p.m. Saturday. 
Friday afternoon storm impacts: Rain, wind, hail and lightning. 


*Threat of thunderstorms comes to an end for the weekend. Cool highs in the 50s Saturday. Rain likely all day long.

*Shower activity should wrap up before the start of the Bloomsday race. Highs warm into the 60s Sunday afternoon. Drying out with sunshine to finish the day

Flood watch Friday, May 5th, 2017. 
Bloomsday outlook. 


*Temperatures warm-up even more! 60s and 70s through the middle of next week with plenty of sunshine