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Mike Keltner: Flooding 14 Apr 2015: Updates on Roads, Bridges

County Road Closings grow
Click on headline for Updates with photo(s) from various sources around the county for the Flood of 14 Apr 2015

By Mike Keltner, Acting Adair County EMD

11:53amCT New event. Area Flood Warning from 4/14/2015 11:53 AM to 3:45 PM EDT for Adair County. More information: NOAA Interactive NWS Alert Information

11:52amCT Water is over the road on KY 551 Knifley/Roley area in Northern Adair County.

8:57amCT, Tue 14 Apr 2015 Additional County Roads per Terry Corbin: Allen Sparks Rd, Chestnut Grove Rd, Bob Smith Rd. Creek Bend Dr State Roads From Highway Dept.Roley Rd; 704 - ponding; Pelham Branch Rd. Summary, Mike Keltner: Ditches are at capacity in many locations resulting in ponding. Please use caution while driving.

7:46amCT, Tue 14 Apr 2015 I just received a call from Road Foreman Terry Corbin. Crews have temporarily closed the roads listed below and Terry says that many low lying roadways will have issues for a few more hours: L Hancock Rd., Bull Run Ln.; Old Gradyville Rd.; Tarter Rd.; Barnetts Creek Rd.

7:08amCT, Tue 14 Apr 2015: 'L Hancock Rd Bridge is flooded and closed.' Travelers on L. Hancock Road and Jr. Burton Road should be aware of the closure and danger.

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Town Creek raging 7amCT - Watch out downstream

2015-04-14 - Town Creek, Columbia, KY - Photo photo.
A horse on Johnny & Missy's urban farm seems none too delighted as it gazes over the rising water cutting of its access to the barn. Town Creek was a torrent of muddy white water at breakfast time.

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Bull Run Creek at flood stage - 7:54amCT Tue 14 Apr 2015

2015-04-14 - Bull Run Road, 1500 block, Columbia, KY - Photo by Barbara Armitage.
Safe from high atop Tucker's Station Farm, Bull Run Creek is officially at flood stage. - BARBARA ARMITAGE

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Barnetts Creek flood over bridges 14 Apr 2015 - 7:57amCT

2015-04-14 - Barnetts Creek, Pellyton, KY - Photo by Bill Troutwine.
PELLYTON, Adair County, KY "Here's a picture of my bridge crossing Barnett's Creek. This is one of those days I will be going nowhere. I guess I'll just set in the house sipping hot chocolate and read Columbia Magazine!" - BILL TROUTWINE

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Cool Springs Creek way out of banks. Flood Tue 14 Apr 2015

2015-04-14 - Cool Spring Creek, Gradyville, Paradise, USA - Photo by Guy Babin.
I can't get to Big Creek and Cool Springs Creek is way out of its banks and over the bridge at the entry to our farm. We're flooded in until the water subsides. Here's a picture at 7:56amCT. - GUY BABIN

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Guy Babin: Almost 4 inches of rain at Gradyville, KY

2015-04-14 - Cool Springs Farm, Gradyville, Paradise, USA - Photo by Guy Babin.
The rain gauge at Guy Babins on Cool Springs Creek read almost 4" this morning.

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Flooding at Gadberry/Chance: Approach to Rollen Coomer Rd Bridge

2015-04-14 - Adair Co. Bridge over Pettys (Pettitts) Fork Creek, Gadberry, KY - Photo by Jeanne Marshburn.
"I had to send my wife out to take pictures. I didn't want to get wet. Pictures are taken from our side of the bridge. - CHARLES MARSHBURN. Bridge is over Pettitt's Fork (pronounced Petty's Fork) on Rollen Coomer Road off Johnson School Road, in District 3 of Adair County, KY.

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