FLASH FLOOD WATCH: Remnants of T.S. Alberto to Bring Heavy Rain Locally

By: David Shepherd, Director of News & Public Information, Forecaster


AREA WIDE -- The remnants of Tropical Storm Alberto will bring heavy rain to the area Tuesday into Wednesday, with the heaviest of the rain expected Tuesday evening.

A Flash Flood Watch will be in effect for the entire WITZ listening area from 2 p.m. Tuesday - 8 a.m. Wednesday as current forecast models call for anywhere between two to three inches of rain to fall.  This may cause flash flooding in Dubois and surrounding counties, especially in low lying areas and flood-prone properties.

Be sure to monitor the very latest forecast and be prepared to take action if a warning is issued.  WITZ is your place for local severe weather coverage.  We will update you on-air and here on-line with the latest information as the storm moves closer to our region.

View the full FLASH FLOOD WATCH below...

Flash Flood Watch issued May 28 at 3:07PM EDT expiring May 30 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Louisville KY

The remnants of Subtropical Storm Alberto will track into western and central Kentucky Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday.

A swath of heavy rain is likely to fall with amounts of 2 to 3 inches possible. This may result in flash flooding across the area.

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Indiana and central Kentucky

* From Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning

* Two to three inches of rain with the heaviest rain expected Tuesday evening A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding.

Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.