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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 10:59 PM EST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Jefferson County in south central Indiana...
Clark County in south central Indiana...
Oldham County in central Kentucky...
Shelby County in central Kentucky...
Trimble County in central Kentucky...
Henry County in central Kentucky...
northwestern Franklin County in central Kentucky...

* until 200 am EST

* at 1059 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
torrential rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected
to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Shelbyville, Madison, La Grange, New Castle, Bedford, New
Providence town, Pendleton, Charlestown, Sellersburg and Crestwood.

Lat... Lon 3869 8520 3874 8533 3873 8533 3858 8521
      3859 8513 3847 8495 3843 8496 3846 8494
      3842 8488 3833 8498 3804 8509 3814 8541
      3826 8541 3840 8561 3841 8598 3859 8578
      3860 8556 3881 8567 3890 8552 3891 8520


Mj



1036 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

... This is a flash flood emergency for southwestern
Clark... Floyd... southwestern Oldham... extreme northern Hardin
County... Bullitt County and Jefferson County...

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 1245 am EST for
southwestern Clark... Floyd... southwestern Oldham... Jefferson... north
central Hardin and Bullitt counties...

At 1033 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated a line of thunderstorms with
torrential rainfall moving into the Louisville Metro area. Intense
rainfall is expected for the next hour or so. Numerous water
rescues are ongoing across the city of Louisville. This intense
rainfall will lead to a extremely dangerous flash flood situation.

This is a flash flood emergency for the Metro Louisville area. This
is a particularly dangerous situation. Seek higher ground now!

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Louisville, Jeffersonville, New Albany, Jeffersontown, St. Matthews,
Shively, Shepherdsville, Lyndon, Middletown and Douglass Hills.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Move to higher ground now. This is an extremely dangerous and
life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are
fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order.

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


Lat... Lon 3826 8541 3811 8543 3809 8547 3801 8551
      3783 8600 3788 8598 3792 8598 3800 8596
      3803 8592 3818 8590 3819 8592 3823 8596
      3826 8596 3827 8599 3830 8599 3831 8602
      3833 8601 3833 8603 3840 8603 3842 8568


Mj



1018 PM EST Sat Feb 24 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ohio River at McAlpine upper.
* Until further notice.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 32.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 34.9 feet by
Monday evening then begin falling.
* Impact... at 34.0 feet... Bingham way is closed at floodgate.


Lat... Lon 3858 8539 3836 8556 3824 8568 3831 8580
      3844 8564 3863 8551




Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:25 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of southern Indiana and central Kentucky

* through Sunday morning

* 1 to 2 inches of rainfall. Locally higher amounts likely.

* This rainfall on already saturated soils will lead to excessive
runoff which will cause already swollen rivers to rise more.
There will be further rises on most rivers, and flooding for
low-lying, urban, and small stream areas. Places that don't
typically flood may flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:25 PM CST Feb. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* all of southern Indiana and central Kentucky

* through Sunday morning

* 1 to 2 inches of rainfall. Locally higher amounts likely.

* This rainfall on already saturated soils will lead to excessive
runoff which will cause already swollen rivers to rise more.
There will be further rises on most rivers, and flooding for
low-lying, urban, and small stream areas. Places that don't
typically flood may flood.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

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.



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