Hail and rain cause flash flooding
Mother Nature had everyone running for cover late Saturday afternoon. Pea-size hail, heavy rain and wind rolled in to the northwest, then hit the downtown before hitting the southeast. The deluge caused some flash flooding on streets and at underpasses, including 1st Street SW between 9th and 10th Avenues as well as Blackfoot Trail at 26th Avenue. Callers to the newsroom also said the underpass on Bow Trail under 14th Street also had a lot of rain water draining into it. But within a half-hour,...