BELL County, Kentucky
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Flood Warning
KYC013-051519-
/O.EXT.KJKL.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150306T1236Z/
/PVLK2.2.ER.150305T0014Z.150305T1200Z.150306T0636Z.NO/
1019 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Cumberland River at Pineville.
* At 9:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 1008 feet.
* Flood stage is 1002 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 1013.2 feet by
early Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
early Friday morning.
* At 1013 feet...Flooding threatens US 25 E, Stewart branch Road and
Wallsend.

&&


LAT...LON 3680 8346 3668 8370 3679 8383 3685 8374
3680 8366 3688 8350

$$

Flood Warning
KYC013-121-125-147-199-231-235-052200-
/O.EXT.KJKL.FA.W.0013.000000T0000Z-150305T2200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LAUREL KY-WAYNE KY-PULASKI KY-KNOX KY-MCCREARY KY-WHITLEY KY-BELL KY-
1231 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
LAUREL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
WAYNE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
PULASKI COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
KNOX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
MCCREARY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
WHITLEY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
CENTRAL BELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 500 PM EST THURSDAY

* AT 1231 AM EST...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW...AND
THEN EVENTUALLY TO SNOW LATE TONIGHT...WITH SNOW CONTINUING INTO
THURSDAY. HOWEVER...RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN THAT OCCURRED ON TUESDAY
NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY IS LEADING TO AREA FLOODING ON CREEKS AND
STREAMS IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS. EXPECT FLOODING TO CONTINUE IN THESE
AREAS THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...LIBERTY...BURNSIDE...CLATE...GIRDLER...
MOORE HILL...SPRULE...BERTHA STATION...SUTTONS MILL...KING...
HAVEN...BRUSH CREEK...CLIO AND KIDDER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3692 8496 3696 8495 3695 8490 3700 8484
3705 8491 3711 8490 3717 8400 3711 8390
3703 8385 3689 8350 3679 8379 3669 8385
3665 8395 3659 8395 3661 8496 3663 8500
3676 8501 3685 8506

$$

Flood Warning
KYC013-095-052345-
/O.EXT.KJKL.FA.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150305T2345Z/
/00000.0.SM.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HARLAN KY-BELL KY-
1252 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SNOWMELT IN...
HARLAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
BELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 645 PM EST THURSDAY

* AT 1252 AM EST...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW...AND
THEN EVENTUALLY TO SNOW LATE TONIGHT...WITH SNOW CONTINUING INTO
THURSDAY. HOWEVER...RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAIN THAT OCCURRED ON
TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY IS LEADING TO AREA FLOODING ON CREEKS
AND STREAMS IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS. EXPECT FLOODING TO CONTINUE IN
THESE AREAS THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
HARLAN...PINEVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...CUMBERLAND...LOYALL...EVARTS...
LYNCH...BENHAM...WALLINS CREEK...CREECH...SUNSHINE...SMITH...
CALVIN...SOUTH WALLINS...STONY FORK JUNCTION...PONZA...TWAY...
SHIELDS...GRAYS KNOB AND HUTCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3659 8393 3665 8396 3668 8388 3679 8379
3690 8350 3689 8341 3692 8340 3702 8317
3700 8312 3698 8315 3695 8315 3702 8294
3698 8287 3690 8287 3685 8301 3685 8307
3674 8314 3667 8343 3667 8353 3658 8369

$$

Flood Watch
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-051600-
/O.CON.KJKL.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...BRODHEAD...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...
BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...BEATTYVILLE...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...COAL RUN...
ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
1136 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

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 EVENING

* RUNOFF FROM PREVIOUS HEAVY RAINFALL AND SNOW MELT WILL CONTINUE
TO MAKE ITS WAY INTO LARGER CREEKS...STREAMS...AND
RIVERS...RESULTING IN CONTINUED FLOODING THROUGH THURSDAY.

* SMALL STREAMS FEEDING INTO THE LARGER TRIBUTARIES WILL CONTINUE
TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING. LARGER CREEKS AND RIVERS WILL ALSO
CONTINUE TO RISE THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH MINOR TO MODERATE
FLOODING SEEN ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA.

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.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
KYZ087-088-118-051100-
/O.CON.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
BELL-HARLAN-LETCHER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...
HARLAN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG
915 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* COLDER AIR WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST THROUGH THE
NIGHT...CHANGING PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN TO SNOW. THEN TRANSITIONING TO
ALL SNOW THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW SHOULD LIGHTEN AND
TAPER OFF BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ANY ICE
ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS.

* ROADS WILL DEVELOP SLICK SPOTS AS RAIN CHANGES OVER TO FROZEN
PRECIPITATION. IN ADDITION...HEAVY WET SNOW FALLING ON TOP OF
THESE SLICK ROADWAYS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS.
PLEASE TAKE EXTREME CAUTION AND AVOID UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IF
POSSIBLE. HEAVY WET SNOW COULD ALSO LEAD TO DOWNED POWER LINES
AND TREES AND SINCE THE GROUND IS SATURATED... ISOLATED POWER
OUTAGES WOULD BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND ICE ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE
TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
KYZ087-088-118-051100-
/O.COR.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
BELL-HARLAN-LETCHER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...
HARLAN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG
915 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

* COLDER AIR WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE IN FROM THE NORTHWEST THROUGH
THE NIGHT...CHANGING PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN TO SNOW. THEN TRANSITIONING TO
ALL SNOW THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW SHOULD LIGHTEN AND
TAPER OFF BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ANY ICE
ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS.

* ROADS WILL DEVELOP SLICK SPOTS AS RAIN CHANGES OVER TO FROZEN
PRECIPITATION. IN ADDITION...HEAVY WET SNOW FALLING ON TOP OF
THESE SLICK ROADWAYS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS.
PLEASE TAKE EXTREME CAUTION AND AVOID UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IF
POSSIBLE. HEAVY WET SNOW COULD ALSO LEAD TO DOWNED POWER LINES
AND TREES...WITH ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WOULD BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW AND ICE ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY
TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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