Yes, that's hail. Miner Street (pictured above) and other locations in Colville and the surrounding areas looked like they had been spotted with snow after Friday morning's storm. Photo by Sophia Aldous.
It may be late July, but Colville valley residents were awakened early last Friday morning to the sounds and sights of a hailstorm. According to the National Weather Service, thunderstorms moved across northeast Washington and the northeast mountains on Friday morning. Around Colville environs, that thunderstorm precipitation came in the form of heavy hail.