A Flood Advisory Has Been Issued for Blaine County
A Flood Advisory has been issued for Blaine County by the Blaine County Sheriff until 615 PM MST Monday 01/09/2017.
At 1100 AM MST, emergency management reported an avalanche on Della Mountain blocking the Big Wood River causing flooding in the Della Vista Subdivision including Della Vista drive, War Eagle drive and Cedar street in Hailey, Idaho.
Other housing developments west of main street in Hailey from Della Vista drive upstream to Deer Creek may become impacted until the Big Wood river is cleared from Avalanche debris.
Residents are urged to "turn around, don't drown" when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams. Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.