A good amount of rain has already fallen across the southern Pennyrile this morning and the National Weather Service says a Flash Flood Watch continues through the afternoon for western Kentucky and middle Tennessee as more can be expected.
The Mesonet site shows just over an inch of rain had fallen in Hopkinsville by 6:30 this morning, while 1.2 had fallen in Trigg County and eight tenths of an inch in Todd County.
Amounts to our west and northwest have been much higher, with water over the road in several places in Paducah and surrounding areas. The National Weather Service says 4.6 inches of rain has fallen in Paducah in the last 24 hours.
A severe thunderstorm and possible tornado did damage to a grain bin and a church gymnasium near Clinton in Hickman County yesterday.
The weather service says more heavy rains through the day could cause some flooding problems across western Kentucky in lower lying areas and near creeks and streams. Stay tuned to the WHOP family of stations and to our websites and Facebook page for the latest on this developing weather situation.