Area falls under flash flood watch

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National Weather Service extends alert throughout Sunday

A flash flood watch is in effect until 11 p.m. Sunday for Hardin and neighboring counties.

The National Weather Service said heavy rains are expected for the same area which experienced Saturday's afternoon downpours. The official forecast calls for showers and possible thunderstorms delivering another inch today.

As of 8:45 a.m. today, the Kentucky Mesonet recording station in Cecilia logged 1.6 inches of rain since midnight.

The watch initially was issue Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon but later was extended until 11 p.m.

Some areas along the Ohio River, including northern segments of Meade and Breckinridge counties, were upgraded from watch to warning before dawn today.

Be aware of rapidly changing weather conditions and dangers caused by streams and standing water. Problems are particularly likely in low-lying areas and along streams.