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Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 8:39 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
southeastern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...
central Knox County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...
southwestern Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
southern Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky...
Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky...
northeastern Bell County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 1145 PM EDT

* at 837 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to one inch of rain has already fallen in parts of the area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Barbourville... Whitesburg... Harlan... Letcher... Cumberland... Jenkins...
Loyall... Elkhorn City... Evarts... Fleming-Neon... Lynch... Benham... Wallins
Creek... Blackey... sunshine... Carbon Glow... Girdler... Gander... ehkhorn
mine and Stony Fork Junction.

Additional rainfall of up to an inch is expected over the area...
likely resulting in minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3676 8388 3700 8389 3704 8350 3720 8303
      3720 8300 3717 8298 3722 8289 3730 8232
      3727 8235 3723 8250 3712 8272 3705 8272
      3698 8287 3690 8287 3687 8291 3685 8301
      3685 8307 3683 8310


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606 PM EDT sun may 1 2016

... Flash Flood Watch in effect until midnight EDT tonight...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Kentucky...
northeast Kentucky... south central Kentucky and southeast
Kentucky... including the following areas... in east central
Kentucky... Bath... Elliott... Estill... Fleming... Menifee...
Montgomery... Powell and Rowan. In northeast Kentucky... Johnson
and Martin. In south central Kentucky... Laurel. In southeast
Kentucky... Bell... Breathitt... Clay... Floyd... Harlan...
Jackson... Knott... Knox... Lee... Leslie... Letcher... Magoffin...
Morgan... Owsley... Perry... Pike and Wolfe.

* Until midnight EDT tonight

* recent heavy rainfall from the past 24 hours and numerous
showers and thunderstorms moving over the same area will create
flooding conditions. An additional inch or two of rainfall is
possible.

* Runoff from earlier heavy rainfall and additional rainfall this
evening will cause cause flooding of poor draining areas and low
lying areas along small creeks and streams through Monday morning.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Shallenberger


Special Statement

Statement as of 8:59 PM EDT on May 01, 2016

Expires 9:30 PM EDT on May 01, 2016


... A strong thunderstorm will affect Perry... Letcher... Bell...
Leslie... Harlan...

At 858 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Bledsoe... or near
Harlan... moving east at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Harlan... Cumberland... Loyall... Evarts... Lynch... Benham... Wallins Creek...
sunshine... Smith... Partridge... Stony Fork Junction... Maggard... Tway...
shields... Spruce Pine... Grays Knob... peepace store... Mozelle... Kenvir and
Ages.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will
cause ponding of water on roadways. Localized flooding is also
possible. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT for
southeastern Kentucky.


Lat... Lon 3680 8371 3689 8363 3691 8358 3694 8357
      3695 8354 3694 8351 3696 8351 3710 8326
      3705 8273 3698 8287 3693 8286 3688 8289
      3685 8301 3685 8307 3678 8313 3674 8314
      3671 8330
time... Mot... loc 0058z 266deg 29kt 3693 8335


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