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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 4:16 AM EST Feb. 20, 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 from 4 am EST Wednesday through 7 am on Thursday is
expected to average in the 0.75 to 1.25 inch range are
anticipated across the area. Locally higher amounts are
possible.

* Excessive runoff could lead to flooding of poor drainage areas
as well as creeks and streams, especially in adjacent low lying
areas. Significant rises will also occur along larger rivers,
with some some points along the red, main Stem of the 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: 4:16 AM EST Feb. 20, 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 from 4 am EST Wednesday through 7 am on Thursday is
expected to average in the 0.75 to 1.25 inch range are
anticipated across the area. Locally higher amounts are
possible.

* Excessive runoff could lead to flooding of poor drainage areas
as well as creeks and streams, especially in adjacent low lying
areas. Significant rises will also occur along larger rivers,
with some some points along the red, main Stem of the 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.



Jp