National Weather Service: Flash Flooding Warnings Continuing into Early Morning Hours

Law enforcement officials are asking the public to stay at home due to residential flooding, low lying areas are covered with fast moving water, drainage ditches are overflowing creating hazardous conditions with fast moving water flowing over the road.

FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
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Including the cities of Paoli, Salem, Scottsburg, Madison,Jasper, English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville,Lewisport, Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Shepherdsville,Louisville, La Grange, Bedford, Milton, New Castle, Shelbyville,Frankfort, Georgetown, Cynthiana, and Taylorsville

 

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT /10 AM
CDT/ THIS MORNING…

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southern Indiana and north central Kentucky.

* Until 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ this morning

* A stalled frontal boundary will continue to be the focus for
thunderstorms this morning. Some locations may receive
additional rainfall amounts of 1-1.5 inches on top of rain that
has already fallen.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding, especially overnight, is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flood Warning for…Dubois County in south central Indiana. Until 815 AM EDT Saturday

* At 213 AM EDT, and earlier, Emergency management reported flooding
in central and southern Dubois County. Up to three inches of rain
have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…Jasper, Huntingburg, Ferdinand, Holland, Birdseye, Dubois, Hillham,Celestine, Millersport and Bretzville.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

 

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