The massive amounts of rain falling on Louisville today have put the city at a greater risk of flash-flooding.
The Louisville Free Public Library’s Main Branch is closed at least through Wednesday water swelled into the building’s lowest level during Tuesday’s storms. Library director Craig Buthod says that level houses a lot of books. “I’d have to say we probably lost books in the numbers of tens of thousands. There are three main book… Continue reading Library Damage At Least $1 Million
Cleanup and damage assessment continue across Louisville Metro where some six inches of rain fell in about one hour Tuesday morning and left much of the area swamped with floodwaters. Governor Steve Beshear viewed some of the damage and said the state stands ready to help with any needed assistance. “I’m sure soon the mayor’s… Continue reading Torrential Rains Cause Widespread Flooding In Louisville
Drivers who do attempt to pass through blocked streets during the flood are subject to arrest.
Metropolitan Sewer District Director Bud Schardein says today’s flooding is not due to improperly functioning drainage equipment.