Letcher County, KY
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Freeze Watch
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-312315-
/O.CAN.KJKL.FZ.A.0002.141101T0500Z-141101T1500Z/
/O.CON.KJKL.FZ.A.0003.141102T0200Z-141102T1500Z/
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...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...
PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...INEZ...PIKEVILLE
1115 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...
...FREEZE WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS CANCELLED THE FREEZE
WATCH FOR TONIGHT. A FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...WIDESPREAD SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
ON SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH LOWS BOTTOMING OUT IN THE MID TO UPPER
20S.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING AFTER MIDNIGHT ON
SATURDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN BELOW FREEZING UNTIL MID MORNING SUNDAY
MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MOST CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION WILL LIKELY GET
KILLED ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN KENTUCKY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY MORNING...EFFECTIVELY ENDING THE GROWING SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

$$

Winter Weather Advisory
KYZ088-118-010430-
/O.EXT.KJKL.WW.Y.0023.141101T0000Z-141102T0000Z/
HARLAN-LETCHER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HARLAN...WHITESBURG
423 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING
TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BETWEEN 8 PM AND 2 AM ON
SATURDAY. THE SNOW LEVEL WILL DESCEND TO THE VALLEY FLOORS
OVERNIGHT. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE BACK TO RAIN IN THE
VALLEYS ON SATURDAY MORNING IN THE VALLEY FLOORS...BUT REMAIN AS
MOSTLY SNOW AT ELEVATIONS OF 2000 FEET AND ABOVE INTO SATURDAY
AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN INCH IN THE DEEPER VALLEYS...ONE TO FOUR
INCHES AT ELEVATIONS FROM 1000 TO 3000 FEET. ABOVE 3000
FEET...FOUR TO AS MUCH AS EIGHT INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY THOSE ALONG RIDGE-TOPS AND CROSSING
THE HIGHER PASSES ABOVE 1000 FEET...MAY BECOME SNOW
COVERED...SLUSHY OR SLICK...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.
VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED AT TIMES TO ONE HALF OF A MILE OR LESS
DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW AND ON THE RIDGE-TOPS. AN ISOLATED
POWER OUTAGE MAY ALSO OCCUR...AS DOWNED TREES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE
TO THE SNOW ACCUMULATING ON FOLIAGE STILL LEFT ON MANY TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

$$

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