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Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Lat: 37.70N, Lon: 85.87W
Wx Zone: KYZ028
Warning FLW WEATHER ALERT - FLOOD WATCH (More Info. Click Here) Warning

Warning Issue Date: 352 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018
Warning Expiration: 1000 GMT 22 2018
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of Indiana and Kentucky, including the following areas, in Indiana, Clark, Crawford, Dubois, Floyd, Harrison, Jefferson, Orange, Perry, Scott, and Washington. In Kentucky, Allen, Anderson, Barren, Bourbon, Boyle, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Clark, Edmonson, Fayette, Franklin, Grayson, Green, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Hart, Henry, Jefferson, Jessamine, Larue, Logan, Marion, Meade, Mercer, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Oldham, Scott, Shelby, Simpson, Spencer, Taylor, Trimble, Warren, Washington, and Woodford. * Through Sunday morning * Several rounds of moderate to heavy rainfall are expected across the watch area Thursday morning. Additional rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected late Thursday through late Saturday night. 3 to 5 inches of rainfall is expected through Sunday morning which result in excessive runoff and flooding. * This rainfall combined with already saturated soils will lead to excessive runoff which will cause already swollen rivers to rise more. Significant and continued rises on the Ohio, Rolling Fork, Kentucky, and Green rivers, as well as other area streams, are expected throughout the week and into the weekend. In southern Indiana, the Blue River and Muscatatuck River may see significant rises later this week. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. Monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop or worsen. &&