WAVE Country impacted by heavy rainfall, flash flooding

Rolling Fork after heavy rainfall on Jan. 3, 2023.
Rolling Fork after heavy rainfall on Jan. 3, 2023.(WAVE News)
Published: Jan. 3, 2023 at 6:59 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 3, 2023 at 11:58 AM EST
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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The heavy rain coming down Tuesday morning is having an impacts on roads in WAVE Country.

Multiple roads are blocked by flash flooding and crews have been out conducting water rescues.

Flooding will slowly recede into the afternoon as there is a flood watch until 1 p.m. in the Louisville Metro.

Breckinridge County Schools canceled classes for Tuesday due to the weather conditions.

There have been a reports of water over roadways and road closures in areas such as Jeffersontown, Shepherdsville, Bullitt County and Hardin County.

There has also been a report of a water rescue near Bloomfield in Nelson County. The Zoneton Fire Protection District also made three water rescues in the morning.

Louisville Metro Government announced that all Cherokee Park entrances. The Parklands of Floyds Fork also announced closures of parks.

WAVE Country residents are advised to drive with caution if travel is necessary.

Get the latest on the weather from the WAVE Storm Tracking Team by watching this update below: