Breathitt County, Kentucky
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Flash Flood Watch
KYZ080-084>088-104-106>120-030000-
/O.CON.KJKL.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-160503T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LAUREL-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...LONDON...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...
CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...
CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...
COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
1054 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH 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...ELLIOTT. IN
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...JOHNSON AND MARTIN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
KENTUCKY...LAUREL...MCCREARY AND WHITLEY. IN SOUTHEAST
KENTUCKY...BELL...BREATHITT...CLAY...FLOYD...HARLAN...KNOTT...
KNOX...LEE...LESLIE...LETCHER...MAGOFFIN...MORGAN...OWSLEY...
PERRY...PIKE AND WOLFE.

* THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE POTENTIAL TO
PRODUCE EXCESSIVE RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING. SOME RAINFALL COULD LINGER
IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY INTO TUESDAY MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. WITH THE
GROUND ALREADY VERY SATURATED AND CREEKS AND STREAMS RUNNING
HIGH...THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO MORE FLASH
FLOODING.

* ROADS COULD BECOME BLOCKED OR WASHED OUT BY FLASH FLOODING. IF
YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROAD...BE SURE TO TURN AROUND...DON'T
DROWN. HOUSES AND BUSINESSES IN THE VICINITY OF CREEKS...
STREAMS...AND RIVERS COULD ALSO BE AFFECTED BY FLOODING.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR FORECASTS AND ANY WARNINGS TODAY AS
CONDITIONS COULD DETERIORATE VERY QUICKLY.

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.

&&

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Flood Warning
KYC025-071-119-129-153-189-193-031100-
/O.NEW.KJKL.FA.W.0008.160502T2302Z-160503T1100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
KNOTT KY-PERRY KY-OWSLEY KY-MAGOFFIN KY-BREATHITT KY-LEE KY-FLOYD KY-
702 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
NORTHWESTERN KNOTT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
NORTHWESTERN PERRY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
OWSLEY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
SOUTHERN MAGOFFIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
BREATHITT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
SOUTHEASTERN LEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
NORTHERN FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 700 AM EDT TUESDAY

* AT 659 PM EDT...HEAVY RAINFALL HAD ENDED ACROSS THE AREA...HOWEVER
SLOW TO MODERATE RISES ON LARGER AREA CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL
OCCUR THROUGH THE NIGHT...ALLOWING FOR CONTINUED FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
PRESTONSBURG...BOONEVILLE...MARTIN...ALLEN...BUCKHORN...
CORNELIA...PORTSMOUTH...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3767 8261 3763 8260 3745 8297 3730 8334
3731 8342 3725 8352 3736 8365 3735 8378
3751 8389 3756 8355 3771 8316 3770 8291
3775 8275 3772 8264 3769 8259

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