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WMSK Listening Area Now Under Flash Flood Warning

WMSK Listening Area Now Under Flash Flood Warning

Bill Stephens

January 11th, 2020

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Warrick County in southwestern Indiana…
Vanderburgh County in southwestern Indiana…
Pike County in southwestern Indiana…
Henderson County in northwestern Kentucky…
Hopkins County in northwestern Kentucky…
Webster County in northwestern Kentucky…

* Until 1245 PM CST Saturday.

* At 639 AM CST, Doppler radar indicated incoming thunderstorms
producing heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is
expected to begin shortly.

HAZARD…Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Evansville, Henderson, Madisonville, Boonville, Newburgh,
Providence, Chandler, Dawson Springs, Petersburg, Melody Hill,
Sebree, Earlington, Darmstadt, Nortonville, Clay, Lynnville,
Winslow, Mortons Gap, Dixon and Corydon.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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