Flood Watch issued February 24 at 3:50AM EST until further notice by NWS Louisville
Allen; Anderson; Barren; Bourbon; Boyle; Breckinridge; Bullitt; Butler; Clark; Edmonson; Fayette; Franklin; Grayson; Green; Hancock; Hardin; Harrison; Hart; Henry; Jefferson; Jessamine; Larue; Logan; Marion; Meade; Mercer; Nelson; Nicholas; Ohio; Oldham; Scott; Shelby; Simpson; Spencer; Taylor; Trimble; Warren; Washington; Woodford
...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING IN SOUTHERN
INDIANA AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
.A slow moving frontal boundary will lift northward as a warm
front today, bringing rain showers and thunderstorms. A cold
front then will push through the region tonight, bringing one
last chance for heavy rainfall as well as potentially severe
thunderstorms. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall are
forecast, with locally higher amounts.
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of Indiana and Kentucky, including the following
areas, in Indiana, Clark, Crawford, Dubois, Floyd, Harrison,
Jefferson, Orange, Perry, Scott, and Washington. In Kentucky,
Allen, Anderson, Barren, Bourbon, Boyle, Breckinridge,
Bullitt, Butler, Clark, Edmonson, Fayette, Franklin, Grayson,
Green, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Hart, Henry, Jefferson,
Jessamine, Larue, Logan, Marion, Meade, Mercer, Nelson,
Nicholas, Ohio, Oldham, Scott, Shelby, Simpson, Spencer,
Taylor, Trimble, Warren, Washington, and Woodford.
* Through Sunday morning
* Rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected across the
watch area tonight through Sunday morning. Thunderstorms will
bring particularly high rainfall rates Saturday afternoon and
night. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall with locally
higher amounts is expected through Sunday morning which will
result in areal flooding and flash flooding.
* This rainfall combined with already saturated soils will lead
to excessive runoff which will cause already swollen rivers to
rise more. Significant and continued rises on the Ohio,
Rolling Fork, Kentucky, Rough, and Green rivers, as well as
other area streams, are expected through the weekend. In
southern Indiana, the Blue River and Muscatatuck River may see
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible warnings. Those
living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take
action should flooding develop or worsen.