The mayor’s office has announced that due to rising waters from the Ohio River, River Road from 4th to 8th Street has been closed to traffic.
Mike Callahan with the National Weather Service says he was surprised by the amount of rain that fell in Louisville Wednesday afternoon, which is the main cause for the current flooding.
from Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Kentucky’s capital city of Frankfort has some fairly significant flooding, but appears to have weathered recent heavy rains in pretty good shape. The Kentucky River, which flows through the middle of Frankfort, crested Tuesday night at 42-point-eight feet. Flood stage is 31-feet. Emergency Management Director Derron Rambo says some… Continue reading Frankfort Weathered Flooding Well
Some parts of Louisville and southern Indiana got record amounts of rain in yesterday’s storms, and more rain is in the forecast this week. National Weather Service in Louisville forecaster Joe Ammerman says some areas of Louisville received about four inches of rain, and parts of southern Indiana got even more. He says that resulted… Continue reading Heavy Rain Prompts Minor Flooding Concerns
The Louisville district of the US Army Corps of Engineers is keeping an eye on recent flooding. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville district covers Indiana, Kentucky and parts of Ohio and Illinois. As of Tuesday afternoon, no states or communities had requested major assistance. Spokesperson Ron Elliott says that… Continue reading Flooding Puts Army Corps of Engineers on Alert
Although flooding caused problems around Louisville this morning, some areas had few if any problems. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Neighborhoods on higher ground and those with ample drainage had clear streets after this mornings deluge. One of them was Houston Acres in eastern Jefferson County. Houston Acres mayor Charles Bartman says drainage was good there.… Continue reading Some Areas Affected Little by Flooding
The morning’s flooding has city busses running behind schedule. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The Transit Authority of River City or TARC is reporting that this morning’s flooding has disrupted bus schedules and even prevented some busses from getting on the road, says TARC spokesperson Nina Walfoort. “Almost all of our buses are on some amount… Continue reading Flooding Disrupts TARC Bus Services