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Flash Flood Watch issued June 01 at 1:38PM PDT until June 02 at 5:00AM PDT by NWS

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN WASHINGTON AND IN THE CENTRAL AND NORTHERN IDAHO PANHANDLE TODAY AND TONIGHT... .A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL PUSH INTO THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT...AS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS INCREASE IN COVERAGE. THE ATMOSPHERE WILL BE MOIST WITH THUNDERSTORMS

Late Afternoon

Hi80° Heavy Rain

Tonight

Lo58° Showers Likely

Tuesday

Hi71° Chance Showers

Tuesday Night

Lo54° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday

Hi73° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo55° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday

Hi79° Partly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo59° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi86° Sunny

Friday Night

Lo61° Mostly Clear

Witnesses: Boko Haram militants seizing villages in northeastern Nigeria

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Boko Haram militants are taking over villages in northeastern Nigeria, killing and terrorizing civilians and political leaders, witnesses say, as the Islamic fighters make a comeback from a year-long military offensive aimed at crushing them.

Nigeria’s military has insisted that the big influx of troops and a year-old state of emergency in three states that gives them the power to detain suspects, take over buildings and lock down any area has the extremists on the run. But while Boko Haram has in large part been pushed out of cities in the northeast, they have been seizing villages with thatched-roof huts in the semi-arid region where they once held sway, boldly staking their claim by hoisting their black flags with white Arabic lettering.

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