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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:14 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky...
Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky...
Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...
Knott County in southeastern Kentucky...
central Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...
Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
east central Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 1115 PM EST Saturday.

* At 1111 am EST, rainfall amounts over the past 12 hours have
averaged between a half and three quarters of an inch. Rainfall
amounts through 4 PM could total up to an inch, with locally
higher amounts possible.

Excessive runoff will cause flooding along creeks and streams,
roads, and roadside culverts. Additionally, rock and mudslides will
become more likely through this afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pikeville, hazard, Whitesburg, Harlan, Hindman, Hyden, Letcher,
Estill, Bath, Cumberland, Jenkins and Coal Run Village.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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


Lat... Lon 3727 8235 3712 8272 3698 8287 3688 8289
      3685 8307 3680 8311 3667 8346 3733 8355
      3734 8338 3744 8321 3741 8313 3752 8309
      3749 8291 3754 8288 3755 8277 3768 8244
      3767 8240 3774 8236 3755 8213 3754 8197


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:47 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until early Sunday
morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* the Kentucky counties of Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming,
Menifee, Montgomery, Powell, Rowan, Johnson, Martin, Laurel,
McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne, Whitley, Bell, Breathitt,
Clay, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Knott, Knox, Lee, Leslie,
Letcher, Magoffin, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, and Wolfe.

* It is in effect until early Sunday morning.

* Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected today, and thunderstorms
with locally heavy rainfall are possible late today and tonight.

* With the ground already saturated, excessive rainfall could lead
to flooding or flash flooding. River flooding will also become
a larger concern. In addition, rock and mudslides can be
anticipated.

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.



Hal


Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:47 AM EST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until early Sunday
morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* the Kentucky counties of Bath, Elliott, Estill, Fleming,
Menifee, Montgomery, Powell, Rowan, Johnson, Martin, Laurel,
McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne, Whitley, Bell, Breathitt,
Clay, Floyd, Harlan, Jackson, Knott, Knox, Lee, Leslie,
Letcher, Magoffin, Morgan, Owsley, Perry, Pike, and Wolfe.

* It is in effect until early Sunday morning.

* Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected today, and thunderstorms
with locally heavy rainfall are possible late today and tonight.

* With the ground already saturated, excessive rainfall could lead
to flooding or flash flooding. River flooding will also become
a larger concern. In addition, rock and mudslides can be
anticipated.

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.



Hal