May 5th - Cinco De Kentucky Derby
WKYT headline from their website: The 2018 Kentucky Derby hasn't even started, yet history has been made Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville.
Chris Bailey of WKYT in Lexington reported more than 2.31 inches of rain had fallen by 4:20 p.m. ET, which eclipses the highest rainfall ever on Derby day.
The National Weather Service announced Louisville and surrounding areas were under a flash flood watch until 6:30 p.m. ET, with the Derby post time set at 6:34 p.m.:
|A jokey and A horse costume|
|Shelter from the Rain|
|Abandoned infield picnics and parties|
|Track conditions: "Sloppy" is right!|
|Pic found online|
|The one and only dry pic on Kentucky Derby Day|
|Drying out our hats on the way back to MN|