Isolated flash flooding occurred in the Pennyrile region of west Kentucky Wednesday night

A nearly stationary front across western Kentucky became the focus for a cluster of thunderstorms Wednesday night. This cluster of storms persisted for a few hours from around midnight until 3 A.M. Below is the storm-total rainfall estimate from the radar at Paducah. The radar estimates correlated very closely with the actual reported amounts.

The maximum rainfall was about 7 inches where the pink and purple colors are located over extreme northeast Christian County. A co-operative observer in Crofton measured 6.97 inches. Water was up to the headlights of vehicles in Crofton. Flash flooding of roads was reported in the Todd County community of Allegre.

radar-generated rainfall graphic for the June 10 flash flood



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