Jerome A. Pollos, Associated Press
Matt Jordan finds out how cold the water in Lake Coeur d'Alene is Wednesday after taking a bet of $9 to walk out into the floodwaters and sit on a partly submerged bench at Independence Point in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. So far, six Idaho counties are eligible for state assistance under an emergency declaration.

Matt Jordan finds out how cold the water in Lake Coeur d'Alene is Wednesday after taking a bet of $9 to walk out into the floodwaters and sit on a partly submerged bench at Independence Point in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. So far, six Idaho counties are eligible for state assistance under an emergency declaration.