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Flooding likely as thunderstorms and rain roll through region

SPOKANE, Wash. - Today will be normal with temperatures at 68 degrees. A flood watch will go into effect this afternoon until Saturday morning due to possible heavy rain associated with thunderstorms expected later today and rain on Friday.

What does that mean for you? The National Weather service says some creeks and streams are likely to rise, roads and urban areas with especially poor drainage could flood, and there is an increased risk for mudslides. So, be extra prepared today if you live near a river or creek and if you come across water over a road, turn around! 

Friday will be rainy and colder with temperatures only reaching into the 50s. The good news: you can expect a dry Saturday for the Armed Forces Torchlight Parade in downtown Spokane.


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