Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY
FGUS73 KLMK 111941
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
341 PM EDT THU AUG 11 2016 /241 PM CDT THU AUG 11 2016/
...Heavy Rainfall Expected This Weekend Into Early Next Week...
Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will move across the
region this weekend and into early next week. The potential for
heavy rainfall will be highest across southern Indiana over the
weekend with the threat shifting southward into Kentucky early
A gradient of heavy rainfall looks likely across the region with
this event. As much as 4 to 6 inches of rainfall be possible along
and north of the Ohio River through the next seven days, while
southern parts of Kentucky may only see 1 to 3 inches.
Current hydrologic conditions across the region can be classified
as wet or saturated. Streamflow in areas creeks, streams and
rivers remain at high levels. Additional rainfall will likely
cause flooding, especially in low-lying and poor drainage areas.
At this time, forecast confidence is high that heavy rain will
fall, especially in southern Indiana. The exact location is still
unclear where the heaviest rainfall will occur. We expect that
confidence will increase over the next few days as the event draws
Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards radio, weather.gov/louisville, and
your local media for the latest updates on this weather situation.