Flood Potential Outlook
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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Louisville KY
331 AM EDT Wed Aug 30 2017 /231 AM CDT Wed Aug 30 2017/

...Periods of Heavy Rainfall Forecast Thursday Evening Through
Friday...

What remains of Tropical Storm Harvey is forecast to move into the
Ohio Valley Friday. A few bands of moderate rainfall will precede
the system...starting to impact southern Kentucky later tonight.
The heaviest rainfall however should move into the region later
Thursday evening and persist to Friday. These heavier showers and
storms will bring a good soaking rain to much of central Kentucky
and southern Indiana. Areal average forecast rainfall totals are
between 1 and 3 inches in southern Indiana and 2 to 5 inches in
central Kentucky. Remember that these are average rainfall
totals...so there will be locally higher amounts.

Area rivers and creeks generally are at lower levels at this time.
Current river forecasts indicate we should be able to handle this
much rain. The peak period of concern for potential quick rises
and localized flooding looks to be from late Thursday night to
Friday morning. Stay tuned for updates over the next couple of
days.

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RJS



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