Ione, WA 8:45am, June 23,2012. It rained lightly all night, with thunder and lightning. Then this morning around 8:45am it started a down pour, within 15 minutes the sidewalk was over flooded into the front yard. The rain turned into hail and it was a little smaller than a dime. It lasted about 2 minutes, then started raining again. About every 15-20 minutes its starts a down pour then hail again. The thunder roars loud accross the sky, changing the sky dark, as if its night, and Lightning lights up the sky.