The National Weather Service declared a “flash flood emergency” for Louisville, Ky., early Sunday after more than 6 inches of rain fell as the result of multiple rounds of thunderstorms that began early Saturday afternoon. Here are some images of the floods from social media
The Weather Channel producer Shawn Reynolds passed along this photo of a home flooded in Louisville’s tony Highlands neighborhood:
Flooding affected the WDRB-TV parking lot in Louisville:
This is our parking lot at work.. It’s starting to flood.
8:52 PM – 5 Oct 2013
The 5.91 inches of rain that fell Saturday alone made Oct. 5 the rainiest October day in Louisville weather history, and the third-wettest of any day on record. Jeffersontown, Ky., was already flooding before sundown Saturday: