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.
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.
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.”