Flash flood WARNING for Pike County until 9pm CDT. Sun. 7/18

Flash flood WARNING for Pike County until 9pm CDT. Avoid flooded roadways at all cost! Turn around, Don’t drown!

From the National Weather Service

“The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a


* Flash Flood Warning for...

Northeastern Pike County in southwestern Indiana...


* Until 900 PM CDT.


* At 634 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing

heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain

have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are

possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected

to begin shortly.


HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.


SOURCE...Radar.


IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban

areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as

other poor drainage and low-lying areas.


* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...

mainly rural areas of Northeastern Pike County


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood

deaths occur in vehicles.”

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