Drone Surveys Flooding in Louisville, Kentucky

Aerial footage collected by a National Weather Service (NWS) drone shows the Ohio River in Louisville still in flood stage on Friday, March 5, after heavy rain affected rivers across the state earlier this week.

The river was measured at five feet above “flood stage” as of 3 pm on Friday, the NWS reported.

The Ohio River reached flood stage Tuesday evening, at 23 feet, and was expected to crest at 29.5 feet on Saturday afternoon, the NWS said. Credit: NWS Louisville via Storyful