Pike County, Kentucky
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Flood Warning
KYC119-133-195-061130-
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LETCHER KY-KNOTT KY-PIKE KY-
616 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
LETCHER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
SOUTHEASTERN KNOTT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
SOUTHWESTERN PIKE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 630 AM EST FRIDAY

* AT 615 PM EST...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING IN SEVERAL
LOCATIONS WITHIN THE WARNED AREA.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WHITESBURG...JENKINS...ELKHORN CITY...FLEMING-NEON...BLACKEY...
PARTRIDGE...CARBON GLOW...GANDER...WINTERS...AMELIA...EHKHORN
MINE...FISHPOND LAKE...ASHCAMP...GILLEY...WHITAKER...ARMINTA...
TOLLIVER TOWN...COLLY...GASKILL AND ROXANA.

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 3726 8236 3723 8250 3712 8272 3705 8272
3701 8278 3701 8283 3698 8287 3703 8293
3696 8315 3699 8314 3702 8306 3716 8304
3731 8273 3729 8273 3729 8270 3731 8267
3734 8266 3736 8222

$$

Flood Warning
KYC159-195-WVC059-061325-
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/WILW2.2.ER.150304T2212Z.150305T1335Z.150306T0951Z.NO/
225 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tug Fork River At Williamson.
* AT 2:05 AM Friday the stage WAS 30.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early this
morning.
* At stages near 30.0 feet...Water in first floor of municipal building-fire
dept. On Harvey Street.
* A crest near feet compares to a previous crest of 28.3 feet on January 31
2013.

&&

LAT...LON 3766 8220 3762 8227 3772 8234 3773 8230


$$

Flood Warning
KYC025-071-119-153-195-061730-
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KNOTT KY-FLOYD KY-BREATHITT KY-PIKE KY-MAGOFFIN KY-
243 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
NORTHERN KNOTT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
EAST CENTRAL BREATHITT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
PIKE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
SOUTHEASTERN MAGOFFIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 1230 PM EST FRIDAY

* AT 230 AM EST...THE BIG SANDY RIVER AND SEVERAL OF ITS TRIBUTARIES
CONTINUE TO RUN HIGH. BACKWATER FROM THE BIG SANDY AND ITS
TRIBUTARIES IS CAUSING ONGOING FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND
SMALLER CREEKS AND STREAMS. IN ADDITION...SOME ROADS NEAR THE
RIVER COULD BE IMPASSABLE. THE RIVER HAS CRESTED OR WAS NEARING
CREST AND THE WATER SHOULD RECEDE OUT OF THE AFFECTED AREAS BY
EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
PIKEVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...HINDMAN...ESTILL...COAL RUN VILLAGE...
WHEELWRIGHT...MARTIN...PIPPA PASSES...FOREST HILLS...WAYLAND...
ALLEN...CHLOE...GUNLOCK...EVANSTON...FISHTRAP LAKE...EAST
MCDOWELL...ALPHORETTA...BUCKINGHAM...KITE AND GARDEN VILLAGE.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3736 8222 3732 8307 3734 8308 3754 8311
3769 8251 3767 8240 3769 8238 3771 8241
3772 8239 3773 8232 3767 8229 3763 8219
3764 8218 3755 8213 3756 8208 3753 8205
3755 8204 3754 8197

$$

Special Weather Statement
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-061000-
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
1022 PM EST THU MAR 5 2015

...SLICK ROAD CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING...

SLICK ROADS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT AND INTO EARLY FRIDAY
MORNING DUE TO THE RECENT SNOWFALL...IN ADDITION TO THIS THERE
HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF PATCHY GROUND FOG. COMBINE THIS WITH
SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TONIGHT...ANY MELTED SNOW WILL
LIKELY REFREEZE ON ROADS...ADDING TO THE DANGER. THE SUBFREEZING
TEMPERATURES WILL ALSO BE HARMFUL TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS WHO ARE
OUTSIDE.

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