Tuesday morning storms cause flooding in western Kentucky

Tuesday morning storms cause flooding in western Kentucky

TRI-STATE (WFIE) - Tuesday morning storms left several areas in western Kentucky flooded.

The National Weather Service in Paducah reported several mobile homes were evacuated in the Graham area of Muhlenberg County due to flooding.

Muhlenberg County Dispatch says flooding is an issue in the area of New Cypress Road off 62 West.

They say a porch completely came off a mobile home in that area.

Fish and Wildlife, EMA, and Graham Fire Department helped with the evacuations.

Highway 431 in Muhlenberg County near Gregory Recycling was shut down due to a tree.

Other areas of flooding include 181 North, 2270 East and West, North Main Street to College Street and the viaduct in Central City.

Our crew down in Muhlenberg County is reporting that the high school in Greenville had a severely flooded parking lot and running water over the front entrance.

We’re told the gym was flooded.

Gym floods in Muhlenberg County

The corner of 181 and 189 in Greenville was also flooded with rushing water over the road. Those roads are marked with closed signs.

A viewer sent the video below to us, appearing to show flooding on 1163 in Greenville.

We are also learning that Muhlenberg County is virtually learning Tuesday due to continued flooding. School leaders initially announced a two-hour delay.

Hopkins County Schools also moved to an online learning day due to the severe weather.

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