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WGUS63 KLMK 210922  
FFALMK  
 
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY  
422 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018  
 
...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF THE WEEKEND  
IN SOUTHERN INDIANA AND PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY...  
 
.A SLOW MOVING FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL REMAIN IN THE REGION FOR THE  
REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. MULTIPLE WEATHER DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE  
NORTHEASTWARD ALONG THE BOUNDARY AND BRING REPEATED BOUTS OF  
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL. 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS, IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.  
 
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
ORANGE-WASHINGTON-SCOTT-JEFFERSON-DUBOIS-CRAWFORD-PERRY-HARRISON-  
FLOYD-CLARK-HANCOCK-BRECKINRIDGE-MEADE-OHIO-GRAYSON-HARDIN-  
BULLITT-OLDHAM-TRIMBLE-HENRY-SHELBY-FRANKLIN-SPENCER-ANDERSON-  
WOODFORD-FAYETTE-BOURBON-NICHOLAS-NELSON-MERCER-JESSAMINE-LARUE-  
MARION-BOYLE-BUTLER-EDMONSON-HART-GREEN-TAYLOR-LOGAN-WARREN-  
SIMPSON-ALLEN-BARREN-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PAOLI, SALEM, SCOTTSBURG, MADISON,  
JASPER, ENGLISH, TELL CITY, CORYDON, NEW ALBANY, JEFFERSONVILLE,  
LEWISPORT, HAWESVILLE, HARDINSBURG, BRANDENBURG, HARTFORD,  
LEITCHFIELD, ELIZABETHTOWN, SHEPHERDSVILLE, LOUISVILLE,  
LA GRANGE, BEDFORD, MILTON, NEW CASTLE, SHELBYVILLE, FRANKFORT,  
GEORGETOWN, CYNTHIANA, TAYLORSVILLE, LAWRENCEBURG, VERSAILLES,  
LEXINGTON, PARIS, CARLISLE, BARDSTOWN, SPRINGFIELD, HARRODSBURG,  
NICHOLASVILLE, WINCHESTER, HODGENVILLE, LEBANON, DANVILLE,  
MORGANTOWN, BROWNSVILLE, HORSE CAVE, GREENSBURG, CAMPBELLSVILLE,  
RUSSELLVILLE, BOWLING GREEN, FRANKLIN, PROVIDENCE, SCOTTSVILLE,  
AND GLASGOW  
422 AM EST WED FEB 21 2018 /322 AM CST WED FEB 21 2018/  
   
..FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR  
 
* SOUTHERN INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A  
LINE FROM SCOTTSVILLE TO CAMPBELLSVILLE TO CARLISLE.  
 
* THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING  
 
* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED ACROSS  
THE WATCH AREA THURSDAY MORNING. ADDITIONAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS  
AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY THROUGH LATE  
SATURDAY NIGHT. 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED THROUGH  
SUNDAY MORNING WHICH RESULT IN EXCESSIVE RUNOFF AND 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, AND GREEN RIVERS, AS WELL AS OTHER AREA STREAMS, ARE  
EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND. IN SOUTHERN  
INDIANA, THE BLUE RIVER AND MUSCATATUCK RIVER MAY SEE  
SIGNIFICANT RISES LATER THIS WEEK.  
 
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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