Local Storm Report Summary for August 4th Flooding/Severe Weather

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
1050 PM EDT TUE AUG 04 2009

..TIME.. ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE.. ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION.. ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0545 AM HAIL 2 E PROSPECT 38.35N 85.57W
08/04/2009 E0.75 INCH OLDHAM KY TRAINED SPOTTER

MARBLE SIZED HAIL JUST EAST OF PROSPECT.

0745 AM HAIL CHARLESTOWN 38.45N 85.67W
08/04/2009 E1.00 INCH CLARK IN AMATEUR RADIO

QUARTER TO GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

0750 AM HAIL SELLERSBURG 38.39N 85.76W
08/04/2009 E1.00 INCH CLARK IN LAW ENFORCEMENT

AT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

0755 AM TSTM WND DMG 1 N CEMENTVILLE 38.36N 85.75W
08/04/2009 CLARK IN BROADCAST MEDIA

TREES DOWN NEAR INTERSTATE 65 AT EXIT 9.

0814 AM FLASH FLOOD JEFFERSONVILLE 38.30N 85.73W
08/04/2009 CLARK IN TRAINED SPOTTER

STREAMS OUT OF BANKS.

0820 AM TSTM WND DMG LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY AMATEUR RADIO

LARGE LIMBS DOWN. ESTIMATED 60 MPH GUST. AT I-64 AND
HURSTBOURNE.

0821 AM FLASH FLOOD SELLERSBURG 38.39N 85.76W
08/04/2009 CLARK IN BROADCAST MEDIA

WATER RESCUE FROM A VEHICLE IN LAKE SIDE ESTATES.

0823 AM FLASH FLOOD CHARLESTOWN 38.45N 85.67W
08/04/2009 CLARK IN BROADCAST MEDIA

HIGH STREET IS CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING.

0825 AM FLASH FLOOD SCOTTSBURG 38.69N 85.78W
08/04/2009 SCOTT IN EMERGENCY MNGR

BOWMAN ROAD IS CLOSED BY HIGH WATER BETWEEN SCOTTSBURG
AND AUSTIN.

0828 AM HAIL JEFFERSONVILLE 38.30N 85.73W
08/04/2009 E1.00 INCH CLARK IN BROADCAST MEDIA

AT THE YMCA.

0850 AM FLASH FLOOD NEW ALBANY 38.30N 85.83W
08/04/2009 FLOYD IN EMERGENCY MNGR

CARS FLOATING ON SCRIBNER... MASSIVE DOWNTOWN FLOODING

0850 AM FLASH FLOOD LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY EMERGENCY MNGR

WATER RESCUE ON EAST GREY STREET. SEVERAL FEET OF WATER
ON SECOND STREET.

0852 AM HAIL LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 E0.75 INCH JEFFERSON KY AMATEUR RADIO

0904 AM HEAVY RAIN JEFFERSONVILLE 38.30N 85.73W
08/04/2009 M3.55 INCH CLARK IN NWS EMPLOYEE

0906 AM FLASH FLOOD JEFFERSONVILLE 38.30N 85.73W
08/04/2009 CLARK IN BROADCAST MEDIA

3 FEET OF WATER ON EASTERN BOULEVARD... VEHICLE STUCK

0915 AM FLASH FLOOD LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY TRAINED SPOTTER

I-65 CLOSED DOWN IN DOWNTOWN. OVER 5 INCHES OF RAIN
REPORTED IN THE LAST 90 MINUTES AT TIME OF REPORT

0930 AM FLASH FLOOD SELLERSBURG 38.39N 85.76W
08/04/2009 CLARK IN BROADCAST MEDIA

HIGHWAY 31 IS CLOSED DUE TO HIGH WATER FROM SELLERSBURG
TO HENRYVILLE.

0932 AM FLASH FLOOD LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY NWS EMPLOYEE

BROWNSBORO ROAD IS CLOSED WEST OF CLIFTON.

0940 AM FLASH FLOOD NEW ALBANY 38.30N 85.83W
08/04/2009 FLOYD IN BROADCAST MEDIA

WOMAN AND TWO CHILDREN TRAPPED AND RESCUED IN WATER ON
VALLEY VIEW RD NEAR CHERRY STREET

0949 AM HEAVY RAIN LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 M5.34 INCH JEFFERSON KY MESONET

RAINFALL SINCE 7 AM. AUTOMATED GAGE IN THE RUBBERTOWN
AREA.

0953 AM HAIL SHIVELY 38.20N 85.81W
08/04/2009 E0.88 INCH JEFFERSON KY BROADCAST MEDIA

1009 AM LIGHTNING LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY TRAINED SPOTTER

4 ALARM APARTMENT FIRE ON HURSTBOURNE LANE NEAR
INTERSTATE 64.

1012 AM FLASH FLOOD NEW ALBANY 38.30N 85.83W
08/04/2009 FLOYD IN BROADCAST MEDIA

WATER RESCUE CORYDON PIKE JUST SOUTH OF NEW ALBANY

1015 AM FLASH FLOOD LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY BROADCAST MEDIA

800 BUILDING DOWNTOWN CARS SUBMERGED IN PARKING LOT

1018 AM FLASH FLOOD SHIVELY 38.20N 85.81W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY BROADCAST MEDIA

ROADS FLOODED IN SHIVELY

1023 AM HEAVY RAIN VALLEY STATION 38.10N 85.86W
08/04/2009 E1.00 INCH JEFFERSON KY BROADCAST MEDIA

ESTIMATED RAIN RATE 4 INCHES PER HOUR

1025 AM FLASH FLOOD JEFFERSONVILLE 38.30N 85.73W
08/04/2009 CLARK IN BROADCAST MEDIA

SEVERAL AREAS ARE CLOSED ALONG HIGHWAY 62 IN CLARK
COUNTY

1040 AM FLASH FLOOD 2 S LOUISVILLE 38.20N 85.74W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY BROADCAST MEDIA

NUMBER OF ROADS HAVE 1 TO 2 FEET OF WATER AND
RESIDENTIAL FLOODING OF BASEMENTS NEAR CHURCHILL DOWNS

1105 AM FLASH FLOOD LANESVILLE 38.24N 85.98W
08/04/2009 HARRISON IN TRAINED SPOTTER

LITTLE INDIAN CREEK IN LANESVILLE FLOODING AND ENTERING
BASEMENTS OF SOME BUILDINGS ON THE NORTH SIDE OF STATE
ROAD 62.

1106 AM FLASH FLOOD HILLVIEW 38.07N 85.69W
08/04/2009 BULLITT KY EMERGENCY MNGR

ROAD BARRICADE AND CLOSURE HILLVIEW BLVD. BETWEEN TERRY
ROAD AND EARLYWOOD ROAD ... 16 TO 18 INCHES OF SWIFTLY
MOVING WATER OVER ROADWAY

1106 AM FLASH FLOOD ELIZABETH 38.13N 85.97W
08/04/2009 HARRISON IN TRAINED SPOTTER

BUCK CREEK IS COVERING SOME ROADS.

0145 PM TSTM WND GST SALEM 38.60N 86.10W
08/04/2009 E60 MPH WASHINGTON IN DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ACROSS THE COUNTY

0153 PM FLASH FLOOD SCOTTSBURG 38.69N 85.78W
08/04/2009 SCOTT IN BROADCAST MEDIA

INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 31 AND 56 CLOSED DUE TO HIGH
WATER.

0157 PM FLASH FLOOD SELLERSBURG 38.39N 85.76W
08/04/2009 CLARK IN BROADCAST MEDIA

WATER RESCUE FROM A VEHICLE ON HIGHWAY 31.

0204 PM TSTM WND DMG GOSHEN 38.41N 85.59W
08/04/2009 OLDHAM KY CO-OP OBSERVER

TREE ON HOUSE ON HARMONY LANDING ROAD. OCCUPANTS ARE
TRAPPED INSIDE.

0212 PM TSTM WND DMG LOUISVILLE 38.22N 85.74W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON KY BROADCAST MEDIA

8 INCH LIMB DOWNED AT TV STUDIO.

0215 PM FLASH FLOOD CANAAN 38.87N 85.30W
08/04/2009 JEFFERSON IN COUNTY OFFICIAL

COUNTY ROAD 250 IS IMPASSABLE. ROADS NEAR CREEKS
JEFFERSON COUNTY ARE IMPASSABLE.

0215 PM FLASH FLOOD EDWARDSVILLE 38.28N 85.90W
08/04/2009 FLOYD IN DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

SEVERAL ROADS WASHED OUT TO ONE LANE ACROSS COUNTY...
INCLUDING EDWARDSVILLE ROAD... CORYDON PIKE... AND TWO
MILE LANE.

0224 PM FLASH FLOOD BEDFORD 38.59N 85.32W
08/04/2009 TRIMBLE KY DEPT OF HIGHWAYS

BRIDGES AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IN THE BEDFORD AREA ARE
UNDER WATER...INCLUDING HIGHWAYS 754 AND 625.

0230 PM TSTM WND DMG STAMPING GROUND 38.27N 84.69W
08/04/2009 SCOTT KY BROADCAST MEDIA

TREES DOWN AND POSSIBLY SOME STRUCTURAL DAMAGE.

0230 PM TSTM WND DMG STAMPING GROUND 38.27N 84.69W
08/04/2009 SCOTT KY EMERGENCY MNGR

NUMEROUS BUILDINGS WERE DAMAGED. TREES AND POWER LINES
DOWN AND POWER POLES SNAPPED. NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF
HIGHWAY 227 AND SEEBEE.

0233 PM HEAVY RAIN MADISON 38.76N 85.38W
08/04/2009 E3.00 INCH JEFFERSON IN CO-OP OBSERVER

3.00 INCHES AT CLIFTY CREEK SINCE THIS MORNING

0240 PM HEAVY RAIN JEFFERSONVILLE 38.30N 85.73W
08/04/2009 M5.50 INCH CLARK IN TRAINED SPOTTER

FELL SINCE 7 AM THIS MORNING.

0245 PM LIGHTNING CYNTHIANA 38.39N 84.30W
08/04/2009 HARRISON KY LAW ENFORCEMENT

LIGHTNING CAUSED A FIRE ON THE NORTH END OF THE COUNTY

0245 PM LIGHTNING CYNTHIANA 38.39N 84.30W
08/04/2009 HARRISON KY EMERGENCY MNGR

BARN BURNED ON RENAKER ROAD DUE TO LIGHTNING STRIKE
BETWEEN BERRY AND CYNTHIANA

0245 PM FLASH FLOOD GEORGETOWN 38.20N 84.55W
08/04/2009 SCOTT KY EMERGENCY MNGR

SEVERAL ROADS IMPASSABLE WITH 1 TO 2 FEET OF WATER
FLOWING OVER THEM JUST NORTH OF GEOGRETOWN

0246 PM TSTM WND DMG STAMPING GROUND 38.27N 84.69W
08/04/2009 SCOTT KY LAW ENFORCEMENT

NUMEROUS TREES AND POWER POLES DOWN. DAMAGE TO TWO
HOUSES.

0248 PM TSTM WND DMG NEW ALBANY 38.30N 85.83W
08/04/2009 FLOYD IN BROADCAST MEDIA

TREE DOWN ON 5 MILE LANE.

0254 PM TSTM WND DMG LEAVENWORTH 38.20N 86.35W
08/04/2009 CRAWFORD IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREE DOWN ON A HOUSE.

0255 PM TSTM WND DMG 10 NE FRANKFORT 38.29N 84.73W
08/04/2009 SCOTT KY COUNTY OFFICIAL

GROVE OF TREES WERE DOWNED NEAR SULPHER LICK
ROAD...SNAVELY ROAD AND ROCK BRANCH ROAD

0300 PM TSTM WND DMG STEPHENSBURG 37.63N 86.02W
08/04/2009 HARDIN KY TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES DOWNED AND A SMALL OUTBUILDING FLIPPED OVER.

0305 PM FLASH FLOOD PEWEE VALLEY 38.31N 85.49W
08/04/2009 OLDHAM KY TRAINED SPOTTER

8 TO 10 INCHES OF FAST FLOWING WATER ON HIGHWAY 362.

0305 PM TSTM WND DMG CLOVERPORT 37.83N 86.63W
08/04/2009 BRECKINRIDGE KY COUNTY OFFICIAL

TREE DOWN ON HIGHWAY 105 NEAR THE CLOVERPORT BOAT RAMP

0307 PM TSTM WND DMG ENGLISH 38.33N 86.46W
08/04/2009 CRAWFORD IN TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES SNAPPED

0312 PM FLASH FLOOD 7 N FRANKFORT 38.29N 84.87W
08/04/2009 FRANKLIN KY EMERGENCY MNGR

NUMEROUS ROADS WERE FLOODED IN THE COUNTY. THEY
INCLUDED CAMP PLEASANT ROAD AND SEEDER ROAD IN THE PEAKS
MILL AREA. THERE WAS A HIGH WATER RESCUE ON OAKLAND
BRANCH ROAD. NUMEROUS SECONDARY ROADS IN NORTHEAST
FRANKLIN COUNTY WERE COVERED WITH WATER.

0315 PM TSTM WND DMG ELIZABETHTOWN 37.70N 85.87W
08/04/2009 HARDIN KY TRAINED SPOTTER

FULL GROWN TREE DOWN ON WESTPORT RD. AND ST. JOHN

0329 PM TSTM WND DMG HARNED 37.75N 86.42W
08/04/2009 BRECKINRIDGE KY TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

0333 PM FLASH FLOOD LEXINGTON 38.04N 84.46W
08/04/2009 FAYETTE KY NWS EMPLOYEE

8 TO 9 INCHES OF FLOWING WATER OVER TODDS ROAD FOREST
HILL AND MCFARLAND LN

0343 PM TSTM WND DMG CAMPBELLSVILLE 37.35N 85.35W
08/04/2009 TAYLOR KY EMERGENCY MNGR

SEVERAL TREES DOWN WITHIN CITY LIMITS AND METAL ROOF
REPORTED BLOWN OFF

0345 PM TSTM WND DMG LANCASTER 37.62N 84.58W
08/04/2009 GARRARD KY EMERGENCY MNGR

METAL AND WOODEN BARN DEMOLISHED ALONG WITH SEVERAL
GREENHOUSES.

0348 PM TSTM WND DMG LANCASTER 37.62N 84.58W
08/04/2009 GARRARD KY TRAINED SPOTTER

TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN NEAR 1295 AND GILLESPIE WITH
DAMAGE TO A HOUSE ON 1295.

0353 PM TSTM WND DMG BEREA 37.58N 84.29W
08/04/2009 MADISON KY EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES FELL AT JOHNSON RD... GABBERTOWN RD... AND AT 21
EAST

0400 PM FLASH FLOOD 10 N FRANKFORT 38.34N 84.87W
08/04/2009 FRANKLIN KY COUNTY OFFICIAL

OAKLAND BRANCH ROAD... SLICKAWAY BRANCH ROAD AND SOUTH
SCRUGGS ROAD FLOODED.

0415 PM TSTM WND DMG ROCHESTER 37.21N 86.89W
08/04/2009 BUTLER KY EMERGENCY MNGR

TREES DOWN NEAR ROCHESTER

0502 PM FLASH FLOOD LEXINGTON 38.04N 84.46W
08/04/2009 FAYETTE KY TRAINED SPOTTER

4 INCHES OF RUNNING WATER ON ROADS IN BRANNON CROSSING
SHOPPING CENTER. 3 TO 6 INCHES OF WATER ON MAN O WAR
BLVD AT CLEARWATER DR.

0520 PM TSTM WND DMG PLUM SPRINGS 37.02N 86.38W
08/04/2009 WARREN KY EMERGENCY MNGR

STRONG WINDS CAUSED ARCHING TRANSFORMERS NEAR THOMAS
COURT NEAR PLUM SPRINGS... AND DOWNTOWN BOWLING GREEN
NEAR INTERSECTION OF WOODFORD AVE AND CLAY

0520 PM TSTM WND DMG BOWLING GREEN 36.97N 86.44W
08/04/2009 WARREN KY EMERGENCY MNGR

POWER POLE DOWN NEAR CREEK WOOD AVE AND RUSSELL RD

0522 PM HAIL BOWLING GREEN 36.97N 86.44W
08/04/2009 M0.88 INCH WARREN KY TRAINED SPOTTER

0546 PM TSTM WND DMG LEWISBURG 36.99N 86.95W
08/04/2009 LOGAN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT

SEVERAL TREES DOWN IN THE LEWISBURG AREA

0623 PM TSTM WND DMG 12 W FRANKLIN 36.73N 86.79W
08/04/2009 LOGAN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT

SEVERAL TREES DOWN IN MIDDLETON AREA

0634 PM TSTM WND DMG VERSAILLES 38.05N 84.73W
08/04/2009 WOODFORD KY COUNTY OFFICIAL

TWO TREES DOWN ALONG OLD FRANKFORT PIKE BETWEEN MIDWAY
AND VERSAILLES

0852 PM TSTM WND DMG LEWISBURG 36.99N 86.95W
08/04/2009 LOGAN KY LAW ENFORCEMENT

TREES DOWN ON HWY 96 IN LEWISBURG

0900 PM FLOOD 5 NE CORYDON 38.26N 86.06W
08/04/2009 HARRISON IN TRAINED SPOTTER

BIG INDIAN CREEK FLOODING WELL OUT OF ITS BANKS.

0903 PM TSTM WND GST RUSSELLVILLE 36.84N 86.89W
08/04/2009 E60 MPH LOGAN KY TRAINED SPOTTER

0921 PM FLASH FLOOD 3 S BEAVER DAM 37.37N 86.88W
08/04/2009 OHIO KY EMERGENCY MNGR

12 TO 13 INCHES OF FLOWING WATER OVER BALD KNOB ROAD.


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