Feb 23, 2021
EuroMillions results – check your numbers now as record £180million jackpot is up for grabs TONIGHT
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ONE lucky winner could scoop a record £180million in the Euromillions jackpot tonight.
Britain's biggest ever Lottery winner could bag the eye-watering jackpot tonight after no one picked up the winning EuroMillions ticket last week.The EuroMillions jackpot stands at £180m Tickets for both draws can be bought online or via the app
Tonight’s National Lottery Euromillions winning numbers are: 30, 09, 39, 18, 45 and the Lucky Stars are: 03, 01.
Millionaire Maker Selection: - one UK millionaire has been created JCNV36031.
Tonight’s National Lottery Thunderball winning numbers are: 08, 22, 24, 25, 37 and the Thunderball is 14.
Full details of winners and prizes will follow shortly.
While multiple people could end up splitting the EuroMillions jackpot on Tuesday, if one UK ticket holder scoops £180m, it would be a record-breaking British win.
The current UK record win is £170m in 2019 - however that lucky punter decided to stay anonymous.
The previous holder was the late-Colin Weir and his wife Christine who scooped £161m in 2011 - making them richer than the Beckhams.
Then on Wednesday, the Lotto draw 'must be won' - meaning the entire £13.4million prize has to go.
The jackpot has rolled over five times and has to be won, either by players matching all six numbers, or if the jackpot isn’t won, it will filter down the prize tiers to boost all the other prizes, meaning lots of players could win lots more.
In the past when the jackpot has rolled down, more than a million players have won a lucky dip and £5 for matching just two main numbers.
Camelot’s Andy Carter said: "Wow, what a week for National Lottery players!
"Not one, but two huge draws. Make sure you grab your tickets early - and fingers crossed I get to meet you next week with a giant cheque in hand."
If the Euromillions jackpot is claimed on tonight, the winner would be richer than Harry Styles whose worth is estimated at around £74million.
They would also overtake sports superstars Roger Federer, £75.8million, Cristiano Ronaldo £75million,and Lionel Messi, £74.3million, according to the Forbes rich list.
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Every ticket also bags you an automatic entry into the UK Millionaire Maker, which guarantees at least one player will pocket £1million in every draw.
Due to the pandemic, National Lottery players are encouraged to play online or by downloading the National Lottery app, and to only buy their tickets in person in line with government guidance.
The odds of winning the lottery are estimated to be about one in 14million - BUT you've got to be in it to win it.
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Kentucky residents under state of emergency amid extreme flooding will see more rain
As Kentucky reels from a weekend of extreme flooding and heavy rain, precipitation is predicted to continue across the Southeast.
While a cold front is expected to dry out some areas, like the Ohio Valley, a surface low-pressure system moving east on Tuesday will bring more rainfall, thunderstorms and a "marginal risk" of isolated flash flooding to the Southeast and Gulf Coast.
FLASH FLOODING IN KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE LEADS TO WATER RESCUES OF TODDLERS
The precipitation is forecast to clear out of the region by Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.
More than 100 reports of flash flooding were received by the National Weather Service on Sunday stretching from the Bluegrass State through Maryland.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear declared a state of emergency for 13 counties on Sunday after hazardous conditions forced emergency water rescues and road closures due to dangerous mudslides.
"By declaring a state of emergency, we can mobilize the state resources needed to support the cities and counties affected by this heavy rainfall," Beshear said in a statement. "We are acting swiftly to ensure the safety and security of Kentucky families and to get the needed help to our communities."
Beshear also announced that the Kentucky Division of Emergency Management State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) and the Kentucky National Guard had been activated to aid local first responders in their efforts.
EASTERN US FACES FLASH FLOODING RISK, WARMER-THAN-AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
Intense thunderstorms lashed Appalachia on Sunday and Monday, forcing people to flee their homes in dump trucks and evacuate to local schools and hospitals.
In Wolfe County, a sheriff rescued four adults and a toddler from their vehicle using a tractor and others assisted residents at Salyersville Nursing and Rehabilitation.
Flood waters surround Rockhouse Freewill Baptist Church in Johnson County, Ky., Monday, March 1, 2021. Heavy rain across Appalachia has led to water rescues, mudslides, road closures and power outages, officials said. (Ryan C. Hemens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP) ((Ryan C. Hemens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
Almost 4,000 people remained without power on Tuesday morning amid the record-breaking weather, according to power outage tracker PowerOutage.us.
AccuWeather reported on Tuesday that Bowling Green had set a new record for the wettest February day after measuring 5.11 inches and the Kentucky River's Booneville rain gauge showed Monday that the water level had crested at 44.3 feet compared to the previous record of 43.4 feet.
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The National Weather Service reported that Lousiville also saw record rainfall over the weekend and minor flooding was expected there later in the week.
In Beshear's coronavirus briefing on Monday, Kentucky Division of Emergency Management Director Michael Dossett said the state expects this to be "one of the largest flash flooding events that we've had."
The Associated Press contributed to this report.Julia Musto is a reporter for Fox News Digital. You can find her on Twitter at @JuliaElenaMusto.