Central Kentucky Rains Raise Creeks

Levels have risen in Central Kentucky waterways after a week of rain, but beyond soggy paddocks, no farms have been aversely affected by the water. Heaven Trees Farm near Lexington, sits next to the Elkhorn Creek. For the second time in five years, the water has risen above its banks, but other than leaving standing water in three paddocks, owner Dede McGehee said the effects were minimal. McGehee said she cleared horses out of one of the paddocks, but another was so large, so let the horses in it stay put.

"The mares were out there playing in it this morning," she said.
The Lexington Herald-Leader reported 13 roads were closed due to high water, but the main problem associated with the rain has been water in basements of area homes.

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