We sat outside and chatted and played dominos under the safety of our patio overhang and enjoyed the show. A large whirlpool formed on our street just off of Falls Avenue and rainwater completely drowned crosswalks and sidewalks.
Recent flooding at a popular mountain lake in the Idaho mountains has been attributed to the 6.5 earthquake that shook the state at the end of March. On Saturday, the U.S. Forest Service-Sawtooth National Forest announced observers noticed a boat launch, beach and fishing spot was flooded at the Stanley Lake inlet.
People living in parts of Lincoln and Blaine counties will need to be aware of possible flooding this weekend. The U.S. National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a Flood Watch for parts of the Magic Valley starting at noon and lasting until Sunday afternoon.