24-Hour & 72-Hour Precipitation Totals Ending 5 April 2014
A series of disturbances crossed the Ohio Valley late in the week, causing copious amounts of rain to fall from Indiana through much of Kentucky. The amount of rain that fell in a short amount of time primarily on Thursday caused widespread flooding and rivers, creeks, and streams to rise out of their banks. As of midday Saturday, the lingering effects of the rain that fell are still evident across many communities near rivers. Here's a look at the 3-day totals through Saturday morning:
A cold front had trekked across the region on Friday, taking with it any lingering showers left behind from Thursday's main event. This left western Kentucky dry by Friday morning but rain did continue to fall through midday Friday for the eastern two-thirds of the Commonwealth and portions of southern Indiana, as seen below.
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