SLIDESHOW: August Lightning Show - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

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SLIDESHOW: August Lightning Show

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Lightning lit up the sky over the Inland Northwest Friday night and lasted well into Saturday morning. When I got into work Saturday morning, we have over 125 pictures sent in to us through email and Facebook, so naturally, I wanted to compile all of those pictures into one slideshow so we can re-live the magnificent storm all over again! Thanks for the photos everyone and enjoy the slideshow!

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