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A look at Wednesday's record-breaking storms!

A look at Wednesday's record-breaking storms!

by Ben Pine

WHAS11.com

Posted on June 27, 2013 at 8:27 AM

A daily rainfall record of 2.69" was set Wednesday in Louisvilie, beating 1.96" set in 1898.  Another record set in Frankfort (2.71", beating 2.15" also set in 1898).

Check out these 24-hour rainfall amounts around the Metro! 

Total
(inches)
TR01 D. R. Guthrie WQTC 1.87
TR02 PRP Fire Station Training Facility 1.33
TR03 Shively PS 1.47
TR04 Morris Forman WQTC 2.26
TR05 Beargrass Creek PS 3.52
TR06 Hite Creek WQTC 2.14
TR07 Floyds fork WQTC 2.76
TR08 Fern Creek Fire Station #3 1.67
TR09 Cedar Creek WQTC 1.55
TR10 Camp Horine (Jefferson Co. Forest) 1.80
TR11 Northern Ditch PS 1.96
TR12 Nightingale PS 2.67
TR13 St. Matthews Elementary School 3.98
TR14 Lea Ann Way PS 2.32
TR15 Jeffersontown WQTC 3.23
TR17 Mt. St. Francis 1.78
TR18 IVY Tech 1.45
TR19 Fairdale High School 1.41
WQTC = Water Quality Treatment Center
PS = Pumping Station

The storm made great photo opportuntiies with lots of lightning, flooding, and ominous clouds...

Photo: Elisa Lucas, Corydon, IN

Photo: Aimee Fields

Photo: Teresa Ramey, Harned, KY

Photo: Car under water, UofL, Shane Tucker

These storms made dozens of storm reports:

 

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
653 AM EDT THU JUN 27 2013

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0542 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   PUBLIC          

            FRANKFORT AVE. NORTH OF STORY FLOODED. 

0545 PM     TSTM WND DMG     FRANKFORT               38.19N  84.87W
06/26/2013                   FRANKLIN           KY   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREES REPORTED DOWN. 

0555 PM     FLOOD            SELLERSBURG             38.39N  85.76W
06/26/2013                   CLARK              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            PAYNE-KOELHER ROAD FLOODED. 

0556 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   PUBLIC          

            FLOODED ROADS IN AUDUBON PARK. 

0558 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   PUBLIC          

            FLOODED ROADS AROUND UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE. 

0604 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            NINTH STREET RAMP FLOODED. 

0620 PM     TSTM WND DMG     VERSAILLES              38.05N  84.73W
06/26/2013                   WOODFORD           KY   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            TREE DOWN IN THE CITY. 

0629 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   NWS EMPLOYEE    

            BLANKENBAKER ROAD NEAR SOUTHEAST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 
            REPORTED HIGH WATER. 

0632 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            FLOODED ROADS REPORTED AT 3RD STREET AND EASTERN 
            PARKWAY...FRANKFORT AVENUE AND STOCKER...AND AT 7TH AND 
            9TH STREETS AT OAK STREET. 

0633 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            BOTTOM OF RAMP AT JACKSON STREET AND I-65 IS CLOSED DUE 
            TO HIGH WATER. 

0640 PM     FLASH FLOOD      LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            15TH STREET AND OAK STREET CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING. 

0810 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 ENE WHITE CLOUD       38.24N  86.22W
06/26/2013                   HARRISON           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            NUMEROUS TREES DOWN ALONG HWY 62 BETWEEN CORYDON AND 
            LEAVENWORTH. 

0813 PM     TSTM WND DMG     8 NE JASPER             38.48N  86.83W
06/26/2013                   DUBOIS             IN   AMATEUR RADIO   

            TREES REPORTED DOWN. 

0845 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 S IRELAND             38.40N  87.00W
06/26/2013                   DUBOIS             IN   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            NUMEOUS TREES DOWN. 

0935 PM     FLOOD            JEFFERSONVILLE          38.30N  85.73W
06/26/2013                   CLARK              IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            WATER OVER ROAD ON NEW ALBANY PIKE. 

0945 PM     TSTM WND DMG     STEPHENSPORT            37.91N  86.53W
06/26/2013                   BRECKINRIDGE       KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            POWER LINES AND TREES DOWN ON KY 144. 

0947 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CLOVERPORT              37.83N  86.63W
06/26/2013                   BRECKINRIDGE       KY   AMATEUR RADIO   

            TWO ELECTRIC POLES SNAPPED ON HILLSIDE DR 

0955 PM     FLOOD            MARENGO                 38.37N  86.34W
06/26/2013                   CRAWFORD           IN   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            SOME ROADS HAVE WATER OVER THEM. 

1000 PM     TSTM WND DMG     RADCLIFF                37.82N  85.94W
06/26/2013                   HARDIN             KY   PUBLIC          

            TREES REPORTED DOWN. 

1000 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MCQUADY                 37.70N  86.52W
06/26/2013                   BRECKINRIDGE       KY   AMATEUR RADIO   

            POWER LINES DOWN AND TREES DOWN ON KY 261. 

1002 PM     FLOOD            HARDINSBURG             38.46N  86.27W
06/26/2013                   WASHINGTON         IN   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            MULTIPLE ROADS FLOODED ACROSS THE COUNTY. HWY 150 IN 
            THE HARDINSBURG AREA HAS THE MOST CONCENTRATION THIS 
            HOUR. 

1004 PM     TSTM WND DMG     2 W RINEYVILLE          37.75N  86.00W
06/26/2013                   HARDIN             KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES REPORTED DOWN. 

1009 PM     TSTM WND DMG     1 N ELIZABETHTOWN       37.72N  85.87W
06/26/2013                   HARDIN             KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES DOWN AND A SHED REPORTED BLOWN OVER. 

1013 PM     TSTM WND GST     1 E VERTREES            37.70N  86.11W
06/26/2013  E60 MPH          HARDIN             KY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

1018 PM     TSTM WND DMG     MCDANIELS               37.60N  86.43W
06/26/2013                   BRECKINRIDGE       KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            NUMEROUS TREES REPORTED DOWN. 

1030 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 NE TONNIEVILLE        37.64N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   LARUE              KY   AMATEUR RADIO   

            TREES DOWN CARTER BROTHERS ROAD AND HODGENSVILLE ROAD. 

1031 PM     FLOOD            LOUISVILLE              38.22N  85.74W
06/26/2013                   JEFFERSON          KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            FLOODING IN HIKES POINT AREA. CREEKS HAVE OVERFLOWN. 

1035 PM     FLOOD            RADCLIFF                37.82N  85.94W
06/26/2013                   HARDIN             KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            KY 434 AND WILSON ROAD HAS 6 INCHES OF WATER OVER 
            ROADWAY. 

1055 PM     TSTM WND DMG     TONNIEVILLE             37.60N  85.80W
06/26/2013                   LARUE              KY   AMATEUR RADIO   

            TREES DOWN. 

1057 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CECILIA                 37.67N  85.95W
06/26/2013                   HARDIN             KY   AMATEUR RADIO   

            POWER LINES DOWN. 

1058 PM     TSTM WND DMG     DANVILLE                37.64N  84.77W
06/26/2013                   BOYLE              KY   EMERGENCY MNGR  

            TREES AND POWERLINES DOWN AROUND THE CITY. 

1110 PM     TSTM WND DMG     CAMPBELLSVILLE          37.35N  85.35W
06/26/2013                   TAYLOR             KY   PUBLIC          

            TREES DOWN. 

1121 PM     TSTM WND DMG     COLUMBIA                37.10N  85.31W
06/26/2013                   ADAIR              KY   COUNTY OFFICIAL 

            TREES ACROSS POWER LINE AT MILE MARKER 48 ON CUMBERLAND 
            PKWY. 

1126 PM     TSTM WND DMG     GREENSBURG              37.26N  85.50W
06/26/2013                   GREEN              KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES DOWN AND SOME POWER LINES DOWN. 

1132 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 N RUSSELL SPRINGS     37.11N  85.08W
06/26/2013                   RUSSELL            KY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            TREES DOWN ON KENTUCKY 76 IN THE WEBBS CROSSROADS 
            COMMUNITY 

1134 PM     TSTM WND DMG     LIBERTY                 37.32N  84.93W
06/26/2013                   CASEY              KY   PUBLIC          

            FACEBOOK REPORT OF A TREE DOWN ON A HOUSE IN DOWNTOWN 
            LIBERTY. 

1135 PM     TSTM WND GST     3 SSW LIBERTY           37.28N  84.96W
06/26/2013  M58 MPH          CASEY              KY   MESONET         

1140 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 E RUSSELL SPRINGS     37.05N  85.01W
06/26/2013                   RUSSELL            KY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            REPORT OF A ROOF BLOWN OFF A BARN IN SALEM COMMUNITY 

1144 PM     TSTM WND DMG     4 E JAMESTOWN           36.99N  85.00W
06/26/2013                   RUSSELL            KY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            TREES DOWN IN FONT HILL COMMUNITY 

1146 PM     FLOOD            LEXINGTON               38.04N  84.46W
06/26/2013                   FAYETTE            KY   LAW ENFORCEMENT 

            NEW CIRCLE ROAD CLOSED BETWEEN LIMESTONE AND BROADWAY. 

1151 PM     FLASH FLOOD      RICHMOND                37.74N  84.29W
06/26/2013                   MADISON            KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            ABOUT A HALF FOOT OF WATER FLOWING DOWN MADISON HILLS 
            AND THIRD STREET. 

1159 PM     TSTM WND DMG     RUSSELL SPRINGS         37.05N  85.08W
06/26/2013                   RUSSELL            KY   TRAINED SPOTTER 

            TREES REPORTED DOWN. 

1205 AM     FLASH FLOOD      LEXINGTON               38.04N  84.46W
06/27/2013                   FAYETTE            KY   BROADCAST MEDIA 

            WATER RESCUE AT ELMTREE AND EAST 2ND. 

0150 AM     FLOOD            SPRINGFIELD             37.69N  85.22W
06/27/2013                   WASHINGTON         KY   FIRE DEPT/RESCUE

            SOME ROADS HAVE WATER OVER THEM IN AND AROUND THE CITY. 

0215 AM     FLASH FLOOD      3 ESE REDHOUSE          37.81N  84.21W
06/27/2013                   MADISON            KY   PUBLIC          

            WATER OVER DOYLESVILLE ROAD NEAR CLEAR 
            CREEK...APPROXIMATELY A HALF FOOT...MOVING QUICKLY 

 

 

 

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