Wayne County, Kentucky
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Flash Flood Watch
Including the cities of Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello,
Stearns, Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville,
Prestonsburg, Wheelwright, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Hazard,
Manchester, and Hyden
405 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017


The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of south central Kentucky and southeast Kentucky,
including the following areas, in south central Kentucky,
Laurel, McCreary, Pulaski, Wayne, and Whitley counties. In
southeast Kentucky, Clay, Floyd, Knott, Knox, Leslie, and Perry

* Until 11 PM EDT this evening.

* 0.5 to 0.75 inches of rainfall is expected this afternoon and evening
across the watch area, with locally higher amounts possible.
This will bring event total rainfall amounts to generally
between 2 and 4 inches along the Tennessee border, and between
1.5 and 3 inches elsewhere in the eastern portion of the state.

* Heavy rainfall has caused flooding of low lying areas and road
closures across portions of the watch area. Fast rises on area
rivers, creeks, and streams will continue to be likely.


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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