Flooded roads may cause some students to get home later after school today.

“Some East Hardin Middle School and Central Hardin High School students may be a little late getting home today because of high water on Bacon Creek Road and Gaither Station Road,” read a statement from Hardin County Schools. “The appropriate bus drivers are aware of the location of the high water and will change their routes accordingly.”

Hardin County received about two inches of rain between 2:30 p.m. Monday and 2:30 Tuesday, according to the Kentucky Mesonet service.

Other Hardin County roads reported closed Tuesday due to flooding included a section of Ky. 1500 in Vine Grove and Boone Road at Trooper Hill Road.

Vine Grove also announced that Optimist Park and Schieble Park are closed because the Brushy Fork creek has left its banks.

Elizabethtown said Peterson Drive in the Hughes Center of Commerce was also closed this morning, but water levels subsided and the road was reopened around 10:30 a.m. today.

Transportation Cabinet's district highway office reports that Ky. 222 is closed between mile point four and five in LaRue County.

Elsewhere, high water resulted in the closure of portions of Ky. 185 in Grayson County, Ky. 823 in Meade County and Ky. 261 in Breckinridge County.

Elizabethtown city government announced the closing of Peterson Drive in the Hughes Center of Commerce this morning, but water levels have subsided and the road was reopened around 10:30 a.m. today.

Motorists are advised against driving through standing water. The depth and danger can be deceiving.

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