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Elkhorn Creek roars past a fallen tree Sunday while water laps the edge of the back parking lot at the Ambassadors for Christ Ministries, formerly Buck Run Baptist Church, on Georgetown Road. A flood warning for Elkhorn Creek at Peaks Mill is in effect until further notice. (Linda Younkin/State Journal)

Ky. River

A flood warning is in effect for the Kentucky River at the Frankfort lock and for Elkhorn Creek at Peaks Mill.

According to the National Weather Service in Louisville, the flood warning will be in effect until further notice.

As of 10:30 a.m. Sunday the Kentucky River at the Frankfort lock was at 14.1 feet. Flood stage is 31 feet.

"The river is expected to rise above flood stage late tonight to a crest of 34.5 feet Tuesday morning. It will then fall below flood stage late Thursday evening," the NWS said in a statement, adding that Steele Branch Road floods at the dead end and Stoney Creek Road closes at 33 feet. At 36 feet, Travis Circle, Onans Bend Road and Polsgrove Road flood.

Elkhorn Creek

As of 10:15 a.m. Sunday, Elkhorn Creek at Peaks Mill was at 7.43 feet. Flood stage is 10 feet. The creek is predicted to crest at 13.5 feet shortly before 11 a.m. Monday.

According to NWS data, 1.91 inches of rain fell by 4:45 p.m. Sunday, breaking the previous Feb. 28 record of 1.84 inches set in 1903.

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