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Red Cross Flooding Update

Well, you don't need me to tell you . . . but the rain, rain WON'T GO AWAY and flooding problems continue throughout the tri-state.  School systems have dismissed classes, flood waters continue to cover local roadways and highways, dozens of families are displaced, many have homes completely surrounded by water and the volunteers at the American Red Cross are working around the clock to offer flood relief to the area. 

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METROPOLIS, IL - APRIL 27:  Storm clouds roll in over flooded farmland April 27, 2011 near Metropolis, Illinois.  (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)
METROPOLIS, IL - APRIL 27: Storm clouds roll in over flooded farmland April 27, 2011 near Metropolis, Illinois. (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images)
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May Brings Even More Spring Showers

Saturday was sweet but unfortunately the work week will be a wet one. Heavy rain is possible overnight according to the News25 First Warning Doppler Weather Forecast, and showers are projected to hang around through Tuesday.

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Courtesy of flickr user NOAA Photo Library
Courtesy of flickr user NOAA Photo Library
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How Did This Happen? And What’s Next?

In the middle of that onslaught of severe weather last week and after one of the Daviess County tornado warnings that prompted a siren, my nephew asked me why the sirens went off so early. I asked him, "Don't you want as much lead time as possible in a situation like this?" Naturally, "yes," was his answer. And, in light of all the advancements made over the years in weather prediction and coverage, that raised a big question in mind.

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What the Hail?!?

So, here we all were just enjoying a Really. Nice. Day. And then we get word of a slight risk for severe weather with hail being the primary threat. Uh, no kidding. I guess Mother Nature wanted to get one last little dig in before she finally headed east. Talk about the houseguest that wouldn't leave!

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama Tornado Footage

Tuscaloosa Alabama Tornado

If you have not seen this yet you will not believe your eyes. With the last week of consistent severe weather and flooding that is still affecting portions of the tri-state, this is the kind of footage that reminds us just how much we are at the mercy of mother nature.

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Patsy Cline Covers Hank Senior

Patsy Cline Covers Hank Sr.

When the rain just won't stop and you can't even go "Walkin' After Midnight" without coming home in soggy sneakers you need a little gem to pick you up. I was perusing my record collection last night and thought, how bout a little Patsy Cline.

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Red Cross Flood Relief

Here in the tri-state, we are staring down flooding levels not seen since 1997.  And, as rain and storms continue, the problems continue to get worse.  This morning, I had the chance to chat with my friend, Malissa Troutman with the American Red Cross, about how you can GET help if you need it and how you can GIVE help if you are able.  Take a listen . . .

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Flash Floods

Unfortunately more  heavy rains are on the way along with severe weather News 25 and 92.5 WBKR will be on the air with live coverage to keep you and your family safe! And with all the heavy rains brings us alot of problems!  Here are some helpful tips you really need to read about. 

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Courtesy of flickr user U.S. Geological Survey
Courtesy of flickr user U.S. Geological Survey
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Severe Flooding Has Been Forecast

The National Weather Service doesn't use the word "catastrophic" lightly. And they're not starting now. In fact, due to high water,  many roads in the tri-state are already closed.

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Courtesy of flickr user macahan C6R
Courtesy of flickr user macahan C6R
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Easter Weekend Uproar

Wow! I know Easter comes in the spring and that we shouldn't be very surprised with severe weather in this often volatile season. But I can't remember an Easter weekend with so much atmospheric upheaval.

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Courtesy of flickr user NASA Goddard Photo and Video
Courtesy of flickr user NASA Goddard Photo and Video
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If You Don’t Like the Weather…

There's a period of time we all pass through every single year. It begins in March and ends in June. I think it's called "spring." I'd have to check. It's typically that period of time when we begin to leave the cold and bluster of the winter season behind and start to warm up. For good. Ah, but THIS is the Ohio Valley. And you know what they say? Hint: the first part of the answer is the headline.

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Dan Kitwood/Getty Images
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Easter Weekend

This Easter weekend the kids may have to hunt  for Easter eggs inside their home, unfortunately looks like all weekend we have a chance of showers & thunderstorms, but we will cross our fingers and pray it doesn't rain on Easter Sunday! Follow the weekend weather right here News 25 

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