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Lightning storm’s rain brings relief

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NCW — A smattering of fires were reported this morning after some 400 lightning strikes hit the ground between Moses Lake and Grand Coulee Tuesday night and early this morning, officials say.

But significant rain was the real hero, after fire officials had prepared for a storm without moisture.

A red flag warning was in effect throughout the region, as the storms were expected to come with very little rain, increasing the chance that initial attack crews may not be…

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