Flash flood WARNING for Vanderburgh County until 7pm CDT. Tonight

Flash Flood WARNING for Vanderburgh County until 7pm CDT. Tonight. Avoid flooded roadways at all cost! Turn around, Don’t drown!

From the National Weather Service:


BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

Flash Flood Warning

National Weather Service Paducah KY

434 PM CDT Sat Aug 21 2021


The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a


* Flash Flood Warning for...

Vanderburgh County in southwestern Indiana...


* Until 700 PM CDT.


* At 434 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing

heavy rain across the warned area. 2 to 2.5 inches of rain have

fallen across eastern portions of Evansville. Additional rainfall

amounts up 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...

Evansville, Newburgh, Melody Hill and Darmstadt.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


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

deaths occur in vehicles.


Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law

enforcement and request they pass this information to the National

Weather Service when you can do so safely.

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