Firefighters responded to numerous small fires throughout the state on Friday and Saturday following a big storm that hit the state and the Yakima Valley on Friday night. However no major fires were started by the storm.

The National Weather Service warned of the possibility of rain and thunderstorms on Friday and into Saturday and the prediction was right when loud thunderstorms and lightning kept people up and scared kids and animals throughout the valley. The National Weather Service forecast for this week isn't calling for any big storms mainly just some clouds and sun.