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Despite rain, Lilac Parade to go on as planned

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Storms moved in to Spokane Saturday afternoon bringing with them standing water, hail and flash flood warnings.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for central Spokane County Saturday afternoon that will remain in effect until 5 p.m. Saturday. 

Spokane Police tweeted Saturday, warning drivers of standing water on roadways, and telling those on the roads to drive carefully.

Despite the storms though, the Spokane Lilac Association tells KHQ that Saturday's parade will go on as planned. A member of the association said that the parade has only been cancelled twice in its 78 year history and it has rained more than a few times in that span.

If you're planning on seeing the parade in person be sure to dress accordingly.

If you don't want to get wet, KHQ will be streaming the parade on our website Saturday night.

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