Heavy rain hits western Kentucky, flooding roads

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for parts of western Kentucky after heavy rain hit the area.

The agency says radar shows that 3 to 5 inches of rain fell Tuesday morning in areas of McCracken, Ballard, Marshall and Livingston counties.

West Kentucky Star (http://bit.ly/1IGHOTD) reports the severe weather has led to water-covered roads, power outages, the closure of Noble Park and the evacuation of an apartment building. According to the station, police in Paducah are asking residents to stay off flooded roadways.


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