February rains cause a few washouts; flooding bypasses Henry

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By Christopher Brooke

When the sun broke through the clouds Monday morning and caused Lockport to be shrouded in a steamy haze after on-again, off-again showers and storms over a week, three neighbors gathered around two pickups noted the rain came in from the right direction to largely spare the Kentucky River community.
Days before, Feb. 22, water had already overtopped the lock and dam at Lockport with the levels reaching 32 feet.
Before the wet weather subsided the river would reach as high as 36.5 feet by Feb. 26, after quickly rising by at least two feet on Feb. 25.

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