Local officials are warning residents who refuse to evacuate flooded areas that help won't be on the way.
North Oldham Fire Department's training and fire prevention coordinator, Don Dahl, said Monday that residents who choose to stay in homes surrounded by flood water cannot be reached by emergency personnel.
A town hall meeting April 14 at North Oldham High School attracted 25 residents interested in a discussion with members of the Oldham County Board of Education.
The school board hosted the meeting, and six members of the audience signed in to address the board.
Strong winds ripped the roof from the site of a former Brownsboro restuarant early Wednesday morning as a line of storms stretching from central Indiana to central Kentucky swept through Oldham County.
A building that housed the Brownsboro Eatery on Ky. 329 in Crestwood lost more than a third of its roof at the height of the storm.
Crews repairing downed power lines have closed several roads in Oldham County, including Dawkins Road between Ky. 146 and the Luther Luckett Correctional Facility, Ky. 2858 (Abbott Lane) about a half mile from Mt. Zion Road and Ky. 1793 at Spindletop subdivision in Goshen.