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Record rainfall soaks Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Record rainfall totals soaked Louisville this weekend, with upwards of seven inches reported since Saturday.

Measurements at the Louisville International Airport show 7.08 inches of rain fell from midnight Saturday to Sunday evening at 7 p.m.

The rainfall total for Saturday, officially measured at 5.9 inches, is the third-most for a single calendar day in the city's history.

It's also a record total for October 5.

The staggering rain totals caused flooding throughout the city, which forced nearly 100 evacuations.

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