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Flooding in Newburgh - Ashley Sollars
Flooding in Newburgh - Ashley Sollars
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Turn Around, Don’t Drown – Flash Flood Warning in Effect for the Tri-State

Our receptionist, Stacy came in and asked me, "Did you bring your floaties to work with you today?" I responded, "RIGHT?!"

Have you looked outside? The water is getting high, especially in certain spots around the tri-state

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Category: Weather Tags:
noaa.gov
noaa.gov
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The Worst Storms I Remember – Dave Spencer’s Top Five

I don’t remember very many really bad storms as a child. We’d have tornado warnings and the sirens would sound. That would frighten the life out of me, but then we’d head over to my grandmother’s house and go down into her basement and then nothing would materialize. And when I was kid, I LOVED snowstorms. But I’m all grown up now. And I have grown-up attitudes about some of these nasty storms. In a nutshell, I’m not a fan. Here now are the worst storms I can remember:

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Courtesy of flickr user U.S. Geological Survey
Courtesy of flickr user U.S. Geological Survey
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Area Kentucky Roads Closed – Update 5-6 10am

From Keith Todd, Public Information Officer, KYTC, Department of Highways, Districts One & Two

Many of our river communities are on or near crest.  That means river levels will remain pretty constant

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Flood - One lane bridge
WOMI Archive
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Area Kentucky Roads Closed – Update 5-06

COUNTY
ROADS CLOSED
ROADS OPEN

 
DUE TO HIGHWATER
BUT WITH HIGHWATER

 
 
 

Caldwell
KY 1272                 MP 2-3
KY 126                  MP 4-5

 
KY 1592                 MP 2-3
KY 126                  MP 7-8

 
 
KY 128                  MP 2-3

 
 
KY 1627                MP 7-8

 
 
 

Christian
KY 107                   MP 1-2
 

 
KY 345                   MP 6-7
 

 
KY 345                   MP 9-10
 

 
KY 695                   MP 4-5
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Daviess
US 60  MP 0-1 Henderson Co. Line
US 431                 MP 8-10

 
US 60  MP 5-7
KY 29

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Road Closed
Courtesy Joe Lowe
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Area Kentucky Closed Roads Report 12pm 5-04

 

COUNTY
ROADS CLOSED
ROADS OPEN

 
DUE TO HIGHWATER
BUT WITH HIGHWATER

 
 
 

Caldwell
KY 1272                 MP 2-3
KY 126                  MP 4-5

 
KY 1592                 MP 2-3
KY 126                  MP 7-8

 
 
KY 128                  MP 2-3

 
 
KY 1627                MP 7-8

 
 
 

Christian
KY 345                   MP 6-7
US 41A                 MP 9-10

 
KY 345                   MP 9-10
KY 107                  MP 1-2

 
KY 695                   MP 4-5
KY 107                  MP 9-10

 
 
KY 695                  MP 5-6

 
 
KY 695                  MP 6-7

 
 
 

Daviess
US 60  MP 0-1 Henderson Co. Line
 

 
US 60  MP 5-7
KY 298                  MP 4-6

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Photo by WOMI Archive
Photo by WOMI Archive
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Kentucky Water Over Roads Report 5-03

Photo by WOMI Archive
Photo by WOMI Archive
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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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Flood - One lane bridge
WOMI Archive
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Kentucky Road Closures – 11am 4-28

 

COUNTY
ROADS CLOSED
ROADS OPEN

 
DUE TO HIGHWATER
BUT WITH HIGHWATER

 
 
 

Caldwell
KY 1627                 MP 7-8
KY 91                    MP 17-18

 
KY 2066                 MP 0-1
KY 126                  MP 4-5

 
 
KY 128                  MP 2-3

 
 
KY 672                  MP 14-15

 
 
KY 1592                MP 2-3

 
 
 

Christian
KY 345                  MP 5-6
KY 109                  MP 6-7

 
KY 345                  MP 8-9
 

 
KY 1338                MP 3-4
 

 
 
 

Daviess
US 60  MP 0-1 Henderson Co. Line
US 60                    MP 5-7

 
KY 279     

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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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