The entire Tristate is under a Flash Flood Watch through Tuesday evening. The National Weather Service says additional rainfall of 2 to 3 inches is possible and that is on top of the 3 to 4 inches of rain that has already fallen in recent days. The ground is saturated and even areas that are not normally prone to flooding could be impacted.
Sunday was a record breaker with 2.38 inches of rain falling at the airport. We have also had reports of more than 5 inches of rain falling Saturday and Sunday in Park Hills and 4.96 inches in Covington. 2019 is off to one of the wettest starts in Cincinnati history, rainfall totals are 12 inches higher than in an average year. As the chart below shows, this is the 4th wettest start to the year since the National Weather Service started keeping track.