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Flash Flood Warning issued through NoonCT

At 8:08amCT, the National Weather Service in Louisville, KY, issued a Flash Flood Warning which included these areas:
  • Adair County in south central Kentucky...
  • Casey County in central Kentucky...
  • Southern Green County in central Kentucky...
  • Metcalfe County in south central Kentucky...
  • Northern Russell County in south central Kentucky...
  • Southeastern Taylor County in central Kentucky...
Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

At 808 AM CST /908 AM EST/, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areasis ongoing or expected to begin shortly.




This story was posted on 2022-01-01 09:22:50
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Water over Allen Schoolhouse Road



2022-01-01 - Adair Co., KY - Photo by Tim Baker.
Tim writes, "Allen Schoolhouse Road is closed from flooding today, January 1, 2022."

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Big Clifty Creek running high



2022-01-01 - Adair Co., KY - Photo by Donna Rieder.
Donna writes, "Big Clifty Creek is running deep this morning. I can tell that it rose much higher overnight, so the water level is coming down."

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Creeks high after rains



2022-01-01 - Adair Co., KY - Photo by Donna Rieder.
Creeks in Adair County are running high after all the rains. Donna says, "this is the little creek where photographer Tommy Bailey takes a lot of his pictures."

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Rains create waterfall



2022-01-01 - Adair Co., KY - Photo by Donna Rieder.
Waterfall created by heavy rainfall overnight and early this morning in Adair County.

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Hail hit early morning hours of New Year's Day 2022



2022-01-01 - Adair County, KY - Photo from personal collection.
Debbie Selby writes, "Our neighbor picked this up when the storm came through. Sounded like someone pounding on our roof."

Pounding hail was part of the 5:13amCT CodeRED weather warning about severe thunderstorms.

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