A powerful storm system over the Upper Midwest brought a deluge of rainfall to the Bluegrass state overnight Friday night and early Saturday morning. While the heaviest rainfall in eastern Kentucky remained generally along and to the north of the Mountain Parkway where several reports of Flash Flooding were received, additional flooding was reporting in London as well.
The following reports of flooding were received at the Jackson Weather Office...
..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON... ..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE.... ..REMARKS..
0230 AM FLASH FLOOD 6 W OWINGSVILLE 38.14N 83.87W 09/23/2006 BATH KY LAW ENFORCEMENT COUNTY DISPATCH REPORTED BALD EAGLE BRIDGE UNDER WATER. ALSO RESIDENTS EVACUATED FROM HOMES IN WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE COUNTY. U.S. HWY 60 UNDER 3 FEET OF RUNNING WATER AND HWY 36 IN SHARPSBURG UNDER WATER. BOTH HIGHWAYS IMPASSIBLE. EVENTS BEGAN WITH FLOODING OF HIGHWAYS AT ABOUT 230 AM.
0330 AM FLASH FLOOD MOUNT STERLING 38.06N 83.95W 09/23/2006 MONTGOMERY KY LAW ENFORCEMENT FLASH FLOODING COUNTY WIDE. ROADS IN AND OUT OF MOUNT STERLING IMPASSIBLE AND CLOSED. SEVERAL EVACUATIONS OF RESIDENTS FROM HOMES ACROSS THE COUNTY. EVENTS BEGAN AROUND 3 AM.
0330 AM FLASH FLOOD HAYS CROSSING 38.24N 83.45W 09/23/2006 ROWAN KY EMERGENCY MNGR FIVE RESDIENTS EVACUATED FROM HOMES IN HAYS CROSSING AREA DUE TO FLOODING.
0330 AM FLASH FLOOD MOUNT STERLING 38.06N 83.95W 09/23/2006 MONTGOMERY KY LAW ENFORCEMENT MULTIPLE STREETS STILL CLOSED IN MOUNT STERLING AND ROADS CLOSED ACROSS THE COUNTY ALL DUE TO HIGH WATER. STREET CLOSURES IN MOUNT STERLING INCLUDE EAST MAIN FROM WILLOW ST TO HIGH ST, HINKSTON DOWN TO GARDEN SPRING, AND QUEEN ST AT WYKAGLE. COUNTY ROADS STILL CLOSED INCLUDE HINKSTON PIKE, HOWARDS MILL ROAD, ROGERS MILL, CECIL PIKE, AND STEPSTONE ROAD.
0421 AM FLASH FLOOD 5 W FRENCHBURG 37.95N 83.71W 09/23/2006 MENIFEE KY LAW ENFORCEMENT HIGHWAY 460 WEST CLOSED FOR FLASH FLOOD. ALSO ROUTE 36 HAD WATER OVER ROAD WITH WATER CLOSE TO HOMES BUT NOT FLOODING.
0615 AM FLASH FLOOD WRIGLEY 38.02N 83.27W 09/23/2006 MORGAN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT HIGHWAY 711 IMPASSABLE DUE TO FLOODING.
0810 AM FLASH FLOOD LONDON 37.13N 84.08W 09/23/2006 LAUREL KY LAW ENFORCEMENT SEVERAL ROADS CLOSED IN LONDON...INCLUDING TOBACCO ROAD...MIDDLEGROUND WAY AND COOLIDGE.
Additional heavy rainfall and thunderstorms are expected Saturday evening through Sunday morning. Please seethe latest Hazardous Weather Outlook for more information.