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Soaked soil was unable to absorb much of the heavy weekend rains complicating flooding problems across the region.
Hardin County's Mesonet weather station recorded 3.25 inches of rain over the weekend. More rain and occasional thunderstorms are likely today, Tuesday and Wednesday, according to forecasters. An additional three-tenths had fallen by 7 a.m. today on top of the April total of 11.58 inches as of midnight Sunday.
The National Weather Service's flood warning for Hardin County extends until 2 p.m. Friday. All adjacent counties also are under flood or flash flood warnings.
All low-lying areas are at risk. Motorists are reminded to detour rather than attempting to drive through standing water. A number of local roads are closed because of standing water, including South Wilson Road in Radcliff near Shelton Road.
The Ohio River and Rolling Fork River are at flood levels with crests with increased flooding expected. Forecasters expect the rivers to crest Wednesday, depending on the impact of additional rainfall.
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