Flash Flood Warning, Thunderstorm Watch in Effect
There are multiple warnings and watches in effect for the Northern Kentucky area issued by the National Weather Service.
A Flash Flood Warning is in effect until 6:45 p.m. for Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties in Northern Kentucky and Hamilton County in Ohio.
Radar indicates that one to two inches of rain have fallen and continues to fall with another two inches possible. Runoff from the rainfall could cause flash flooding to occur particularly in Bellevue, Burlington, Covington. Crescent Springs, Crestview Hills, Dayton, and Downtown Cincinnati, the NWS said.
A Flash Flood Watch for the same areas is in effect until midnight.
A Flood Advisory has also been issued for the area until 6:15 p.m. Minor flooding of low lying and poorly drained streets, highways, and underpasses will occur, the NWS reported. In addition, farmland near creeks, streams, and drainage ditches will experience minor flooding.
Meanwhile, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until midnight.
The rain appears to be subsiding in coming days.
Here is your 7-day forecast:
WEDNESDAY Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 65. West wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
THURSDAY Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 7 to 10 mph.
THURS NIGHT Mostly clear, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northeast after midnight.
FRIDAY Sunny, with a high near 82. Northeast wind around 6 mph.
FRI NIGHT Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
SATURDAY Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
SAT NIGHT Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
SUNDAY Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.
SUN NIGHT Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.
MONDAY Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
MON NIGHT Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
TUESDAY Partly sunny, with a high near 88.
TUES NIGHT Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.
WEDNESDAY Partly sunny, with a high near 87.
Photo: Flooded backyard at Latonia Terrace/RCN file