Heavy Rainfall Expected in Tristate Saturday Through Monday
The National Weather Service is urging folks in the WBKR listening area to brace for rain. A lot of rain. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for parts of the tristate and forecasters say some places could see up to six inches of rain. And some isolated spots may see even more.
Flash Flood Watch (in effect Saturday morning through Monday evening):
WAVES OF VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS WEEKEND ALONG A
STALLED OUT COLD FRONT OVER THE OHIO VALLEY REGION AND BACK INTO
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR 3 TO 6 INCHES OF
RAINFALL FROM SATURDAY THOUGH MONDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY OVER
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND IN LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTH OF THE OHIO
RIVER. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.
LOCATIONS IN THE WATCH AREA SHOULD BE PREPARED TO FACE FLOODED
ROADWAYS...CREEKS AND STREAMS THIS WEEKEND. NEVER DRIVE THROUGH
FLOWING WATER OR WATER OF UNKNOWN DEPTH. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY
RAINFALL MAY END UP CAUSING FLOODING OF LARGER RIVERS WITH TIME.
Counties affected include: Vanderburgh, Pike, Posey, Warrick, Spencer in Indiana and Daviess, Union, Webster and Henderson in Kentucky.
Cities potentially affected include: Evansville, Boonville, Poseyville, Rockport, Owensboro, Henderson, Paducah, Morganfield, Marion, Dixon and more.