Pike County, Kentucky
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Flood Warning
KYC071-115-159-195-231430-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
JOHNSON KY-MARTIN KY-PIKE KY-FLOYD KY-
151 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...
MARTIN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...
PIKE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 1030 AM EDT

* AT 137 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THAT THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN HAVE ENDED ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA. HOWEVER...EXCESS RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAINS THAT FELL ON
FRIDAY EVENING. THIS IS STILL LIKELY LEADING TO RISES OR BACKWATER
FLOODING ALONG SOME CREEKS AND STREAMS...ESPECIALLY THOSE NEAR THE
LEVISA...RUSSELL AND TUG FORKS OF THE BIG SANDY RIVER...AND JOHNS
CREEK. THESE STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD CONTINUE TO RUN HIGH
OVERNIGHT...BUT SHOULD BEGIN TO RECEDE TOWARD DAWN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...BUT ARE
NOT LIMITED TO...INEZ...PAINTSVILLE...PIKEVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...
ALLEN...BETSY LAYNE...BANNER...VAN LEAR...META...GULNARE
AND KIMPER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 3726 8236 3719 8256 3725 8263 3723 8269
3742 8277 3741 8283 3747 8283 3748 8293
3754 8288 3786 8300 3798 8299 3800 8297
3789 8264 3796 8258 3795 8250 3778 8232
3768 8228 3765 8218 3756 8213 3754 8196

$$

Special Weather Statement
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>115-118>120-231400-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-
LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...
PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...WHITESBURG...INEZ...PIKEVILLE
636 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN ONE
QUARTER OF A MILE AT TIMES ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY...

DENSE FOG HAS DEVELOPED ACROSS PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY DUE TO
LINGERING MOISTURE FROM RAINFALL THAT OCCURRED YESTERDAY EVENING AND
OVERNIGHT. PLEASE TAKE CAUTION IF DRIVING THIS MORNING AS THE FOG
WILL LEAD TO SUDDEN REDUCTIONS OF VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER
OF A MILE IN PLACES. THIS FOG SHOULD SLOWLY LIFT AND BURN OFF BY MID
MORNING.

$$

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