National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce
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June 15-16, 2019
Severe Weather/Tornadoes/Heavy Rain


Multiple mesoscale convective systems (MCSs) tracked through the region from the evening of the 15th through the morning hours on the 16th, resulting in several reports of wind damage, four confirmed tornadoes, and numerous reports of heavy rain and subsequent flooding and flash flooding. Some of the hardest hit areas for flash flooding were in southeastern Indiana, southwestern Kentucky, and northern Kentucky, where rainfall of 2 to 4 inches fell in a short period of time.