Rain is most likely on it’s way in a big way for the WKM viewing audience.
According to the National Weather Service, cities that include Madison, Scottsburg, Bedford, Milton and others are under a Flash Flood watch in effect from Saturday morning through Sunday evening.
This afternoon and tonight, scattered storms are expected to develop this afternoon in a moist airmass with locally heavy rainfall possible in addition to lightning.
Saturday through Tuesday, we can expect heavy rain, numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected as remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon move along a stalled front.
Rainfall totals of 3 to 5 inches will increase the threat of flash flooding.
Spotters are requested to report rainfall amounts and any flooding, especially over the weekend.
According to the Madison Courier, there were no changes in plans as of this morning for the Canaan Fall Festival, which opens at 3 p.m. today and continues through Saturday.
The Pony Express Mail Run is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday and has been run during rain in the past, said Katie Lockridge, who is on the Canaan Preservation Council, which organizes the festival.
The Trimble County Apple Festival in Kentucky will go on, rain or no rain, said spokeswoman Sue Fisher.
She said rain might force some events to move from the Courthouse Square to the community center, which is a block from the Square.
The festival will be Saturday and Sunday.
Music at the Mansion at the Lanier Historic Site in Madison is scheduled for Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the north lawn.
Small Town Napoleon is the scheduled band.
Usually Music in the Park at Broadway Fountain is on Friday of the same weekend as Music at the Mansion, but this month it will be next week.