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450 AM EDT Sat May 27 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
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, 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.
* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through late Sunday night
* Locally heavy rainfall will be possible as storms track along a
stalled out front in eastern Kentucky this afternoon and
evening. Additional rounds of heavy rainfall are possible
through late Sunday night.
* Heavy rainfall could lead to flooding of low lying areas.
Additionally, fast rises on area rivers, creeks, and streams are
likely. Those camping near the water this weekend need to be
prepared to seek higher ground if a flash flood warning is
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.