Red Flag Warning For Fire Danger In Eastern Washington

SPOKANE, WA. — The National Weather Service has issued a “red flag warning” because of the wildfire danger in parts of Eastern Washington.

It covers the region including Colville, Spokane, Yakima, Tri-Cities and Walla Walla.

The warning also covers parts of eastern Oregon and the Idaho Panhandle.

Forecasters say there’s a chance of lightning through Saturday afternoon that could start large fires in the hot dry weather.