Local News
Due to flooding caused by the storm system that has moved into the area, the Christian County Sheriff's Office has reported the following road closures to Regional Radio News.
 
1500 North at 700 East closed
 
700 North at 1600 East closed
 
NEW ROAD CLOSINGS AS OF 1:30 P.M. IN CHRISTIAN COUNTY:

Bearcreek Township Road
 
400 E between 600-750 N
 
470 E between 600-700 N
 
900 N between 300-400 E
 
300 E between 750-900 N
 
All area power outages from this morning appear to be back online according to Ameren's outage map.
 
The Shelby County Sheriff's Office says there are no major closings at this time.
 
The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency reports that the southbound lane of Route 48 between Morrisonville and Harvel is under water in spots.
 
The Fayette County Sheriff's Office is reporting that all main routes are open, but there are some outlying roads that are closed.
 
Here's a look at potential rain through Friday from the National Weather Service office in Lincoln:
 
 
Emergency officials in the area would like to remind everyone of the saying “Turn Around, Don't Drown”, and to avoid driving or walking through flooded areas.

 
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