A flood warning is now in effect until 3:45 p.m. for Christian, Todd, Trigg and the rest of western Kentucky.
The National Weather Service in Paducah says moderate to heavy rain has been falling since last night and some locations have seen close to two inches. A flood warning is also in effect until Sunday morning for the south fork of Little River in Christian and Trigg counties.
Woodmill Road in Hopkinsville is closed due to flooding.
With more rain expected today and tomorrow, a Flood Watch will remain in effect until 6 a.m. Sunday for our entire listening area.
There is also a Flood Advisory for the Cumberland River in Clarksville, as it has risen above “action phase” and is expected to remain elevated for several days.
Motorists encountering standing water are reminded it’s not worth the risk to drive through—turn around, don’t drown.
Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will be possible tomorrow, with the Storm Prediction Center putting all of western Kentucky under at least a slight risk and areas south and west of Cadiz are now in an enhanced risk zone.
Stay tuned to the WHOP family of stations and monitor our websites and social media outlets for the latest information.