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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:27 PM EST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues 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, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne, and
Whitley. In southeast Kentucky, Bell, Breathitt, Clay, Floyd,
Harlan, Jackson, Knott, Knox, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin,
Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, and Wolfe.

* Through Thursday morning

* rainfall amounts ranging from around 1.75 to 2.5 inches are
anticipated across the area. Locally higher amounts are
possible.

* Excessive runoff could lead to flooding of creeks and streams,
especially in low lying areas. Significant rises will also
occur along larger rivers, with some some points along the
red, Kentucky, and Cumberland River basins possibly exceeding
flood stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:27 PM EST Feb. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues 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, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne, and
Whitley. In southeast Kentucky, Bell, Breathitt, Clay, Floyd,
Harlan, Jackson, Knott, Knox, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin,
Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, and Wolfe.

* Through Thursday morning

* rainfall amounts ranging from around 1.75 to 2.5 inches are
anticipated across the area. Locally higher amounts are
possible.

* Excessive runoff could lead to flooding of creeks and streams,
especially in low lying areas. Significant rises will also
occur along larger rivers, with some some points along the
red, Kentucky, and Cumberland River basins possibly exceeding
flood stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Geogerian/jp