Flash Flood Warning expires at 5:00 AM on 7/28, issued at 10:49 PM Corbin, KY | Emlyn, KY | Rockholds, KY | Siler, KY

Very Mild, But Soaking Rain Arriving, Flood Watch

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 1/26/2012 1:36 pm
A Flood Watch is in effect across the entire area this afternoon and tonight.

Temperatures peaked at midday in most areas, with highs in the lower 60s across most of the area, but sharply colder air remains in northern Kentucky.  Jackson, KY tied a daily record high today, matching January 26th of 2004 at 63 degrees.  Soaking rain will increase through the afternoon and especially into the evening as low pressure draws near from the southwest.  By midnight, rainfall totals will likely climb into the 1" to 2" range in most places.  Some minor river flooding is likely on the heels of this system.  Rain will taper off from west to east tonight, and by Friday morning, only a few eastern Kentucky rain or snow showers will remain.  A pair of weak disturbances will cross the area this weekend, producing a few sprinkles or flurries on Saturday, and potentially a few more snow flurries on a colder Sunday.  High pressure will return early next week, and Monday will be partly sunny and dry.  Rain showers and milder air will be our weather headlines on Tuesday evening and into Wednesday of next week.
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
Kentucky hospital live streaming video from NICU
A southern Kentucky hospital has begun live streaming video of newborns in its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, allowing parents and staff to keep an eye on the babies.
Tree Goes Through Family's Bedroom
Sunday afternoon around 3 p.m. on Carver Road a tree slams into a family’s home.
Tornado Watch Extended For Parts Of Kentucky
The tornado watch has been allowed to expire for some counties as planned at 8 p.m. Sunday, but most of the watch has been extended until 2 a.m. Monday.
36 Blitz: Rowan Co. Vikings
Ray Graham Returns To School He Led During Early 80s Stint Video Video
UPDATE: Lexington Man Found
Lexington Police found an elderly man missing.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.