Gusty winds, rain move through the Inland Northwest

First Alert

SPOKANE, Wash – Gusty winds and rain moved through eastern Washington and north Idaho Saturday knocking, blowing dust in some areas and knocking out power in others.

The National Weather Service issued a “significant weather advisory” for thunderstorms and high winds.

Just after 9:30 Saturday night, the National Weather Service advised people at the Spokane Indians game and the Coeur d’Alene Street Fair to seek shelter immediately.

Winds of up to 40 miles an hour were forecast with these storms.

Avista reported an outage in an area just north of downtown Spokane that included the Spokane Arena. Power went out in the middle of the Spokane Shock game.

The National Weather Service also reported blowing dust in the Ritzville area and showers and gusty winds moving towards the Gorge Ampitheater where the Watershed music festival is taking place.

You can find hourly forecasts on the 4 News Now First Alert Weather page.