Rain Pours in Western Kentucky as Thunderstorms Pummel Southern US

Heavy rain caused flooding in western Kentucky as an overnight storm hit the region on Tuesday, January 3, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).

Video posted by L Alan Mason in the early morning hours of Tuesday shows pouring rain falling in Murray.

The NWS said that the “widespread showers and thunderstorms” would continue until midday Tuesday in “portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri.”

NOAA Satellites said that high winds, large hail, and at least two tornadoes impacted the region. Credit: L. Alan Mason via Storyful

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