Rain and storms are coming to celebrate the 4th of July with us – Matt
Spokane, Wash.– Your 4th of July weekend will start out nice, but turn a little sour the later we get. Be on the lookout for thunderstorms this weekend. Lightning deaths and injuries tend to spike nationwide around Independence Day.
Saturday is the day to get some sun or hit up the lake before things go downhill. Highs will be in the 80s and skies will be nice and sunny! We’ll see some showers and storms develop after 6 p.m. which will kick off a long period of active weather for us.
Sunday will be stormy off-and-on throughout the day. Temperatures will start in the low 60s and only hit the upper 70s. Strong thunderstorms are possible north of Spokane and Coeur d’Alene on Sunday afternoon and evening. These storms could produce some gusty winds and hail. The big issue though is heavy rain and flooding. A FLOOD WATCH is in effect this weekend for Boundary, Bonner, Pend Oreille, Stevens, Ferry, Okanogan, and Chelan counties. The 4 News Now Weather App is a great way to get weather safety alerts whether you’re sitting at home our out at the campsite.
Rain continues on Monday and high temperatures will only get up to around 70 degrees! Lucky for us, the rain starts to fade away as we approach fireworks time on Monday evening. We’ll keep you updated on the timing of rain on July 4th throughout the weekend.
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