Italy Reminds Us Disaster Can Strike Anywhere
Idaho isn’t immune to earthquakes.  Most of us will never know the destruction seen in Italy today, however.  Natural and man-made disasters can strike anywhere.  If roads become impassable and medical treatment is days away, what would you do...
ITD Remembers Idaho’s Greatest Man-Made Disaster
Sunday, June 5, marks the 40th anniversary of the Teton Dam disaster in Idaho.
The following is from ITD Information Specialist Reed Hollinshead:
BOISE, Idaho (PRESS RELEASE) - The Teton River Canyon echoed with the sickening sound of an unstoppable force breaking through earthen defenses and fin…
Idaho Rivers Nearing Flood Stage
After a couple days of heavy rain, the Payette River is rising and now at minor flood stage.  Record high temperatures earlier this week have given way to heavy rain, and that’s led to a flood warning for the Payette River. The water levels of the Payette River were around 9.6 feet Thursday afternoo…
Some Flooding In Southern Idaho
Some areas of the state are dealing with warmer temperatures and precipitation which is causing some flooding in low-lying areas.  A flood-watch was in effect over the weekend in eastern Idaho.   In Dubois and throughout Fremont County on Sunday, the extra moisture was hampering an effort to hold ba…
Flood Watch Issues For Eastern Idaho
The National Weather Service is urging residents who live in flood-prone areas of eastern Idaho to take precautions.  With the exception of the Pocatello area, the flood watch covers almost the entire region of northern Bannock County, the Blackfoot, Pingree and Aberdeen areas of Bingham County…
Water, Water – Higher, Higher
Some residents in southern Idaho are becoming concerned about the water level in the Snake River.  Residents in the Mini-Cassia have already experienced some high water levels causing some concern.
Idaho Regatta Cancelled
The Idaho Regatta scheduled for late June in south-central Idaho has been cancelled due to an anticipated mountain snowmelt that's expected to increase already high water levels in the Snake River.