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Flash Flood Warning

Status

Event Extended (Time) Expired

Start Time

Tue 05/04/2021 11:03 AM EDT

End Time

Tue 05/04/2021 02:00 PM EDT

Significance

Warning

Impacts

High impact

Locations Affected

Gamaliel, KY ∙ Marrowbone, KY ∙ Alpha, KY ∙ Beaumont, KY ∙ Glens Fork, KY ∙ Mount Hermon, KY ∙ Vernon, KY ∙ Cumberland City, KY ∙ Tompkinsville, KY ∙ Cundiff, KY

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Flash Flood Warning National Weather Service Louisville KY 1003 AM CDT Tue May 4 2021 The National Weather Service in Louisville has extended the * Flash Flood Warning for... Southwestern Adair County in south central Kentucky... Southeastern Barren County in south central Kentucky... Clinton County in south central Kentucky... Cumberland County in south central Kentucky... Southern Metcalfe County in south central Kentucky... Monroe County in south central Kentucky... Southwestern Russell County in south central Kentucky... * Until 100 PM CDT. * At 1000 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flash flooding across the warned area. Numerous county roads have been flooded or closed due to flooding. Several highways within the area have experienced flooding. Water has also been reported flooding structures and homes. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen. While rain is coming to an end, water levels will remain high for the next several hours due to runoff. HAZARD...Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing flash flooding. SOURCE...Law enforcement. IMPACT...Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses. * Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Tompkinsville, Albany, Edmonton, Burkesville, Leslie, Gamaliel, Fountain Run, Waterview, Grider and Arat. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. && LAT...LON 3675 8599 3697 8582 3706 8529 3690 8506 3686 8504 3686 8506 3683 8506 3681 8503 3675 8500 3670 8502 3668 8500 3663 8500 3661 8498 3663 8597 3665 8595 FLASH FLOOD...OBSERVED FLASH FLOOD DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE