National Weather Service issues flash flood watch


The highly unusual passage of a tropical low-pressure system over Kentucky meeting up with a sagging cold front wrung out copious amounts of moisture, aided by lift over the foothills of the Appalachians in southeastern OH eastward across parts of southwestern Pennsylvania and northern West Virginia, causing areas of significant flooding.

A cold front will move in from the northwest and the remnants of Cindy will move up from the south. The greater risk of severe weather is in the highlighted area in OH and Kentucky. It has since weakened to a depression while heading far inland.

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Heavy rainfall associated with remnants of the storm caused scattered street flooding across central and southern IN on Friday. Partly cloudy skies, low humidity, and highs in the mid 70s!

Emergency crews helped some people from stranded vehicles in Muncie, Indiana, including a almost submerged SUV at a railroad underpass.

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Residents are advised to expect problems in low-lying areas and other locations where water drains. No injuries were reported. Nolan McCabe, 10, of St. Louis, Missouri, was vacationing with his family on the Alabama coast when he was hit by a log washed in by a large wave. Cindy also caused widespread coastal highway and several short-lived tornadoes.

The National Weather Service issued the warning just after 11:00 am.

Still, the storm barely registered attention for some. Danielle Clewley, a 25-year-old student, was in a supermarket parking lot putting away groceries in her vehicle Friday.

"I had heard Tropical Storm Cindy mentioned", Clewley said.

Monitor local news media and official NWS outlets to know what is happening.