Knox County, KY
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Flood Warning
KYC121-040454-
/O.NEW.KJKL.FL.W.0007.150304T2136Z-150306T1957Z/
/BBVK2.2.ER.150304T2136Z.150305T1800Z.150306T1357Z.NO/
1154 AM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson Kentucky has issued a

* Flood Warning for
The Cumberland River at Barbourville.
* from Wednesday afternoon to Friday afternoon.
* at 11:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Wednesday afternoon and
continue to rise to near 35.5 feet by Thursday afternoon.The
river will fall below flood stage by Friday morning.
* At 30.0 feet...Flooding occurs along Manchester Street and Miller Street.

&&


LAT...LON 3685 8374 3693 8389 3680 8407 3670 8407
3681 8389 3679 8383

$$

Flood Warning
KYC121-050445-
/O.EXT.KJKL.FL.W.0007.150305T0136Z-150306T2217Z/
/BBVK2.2.ER.150305T0136Z.150305T1800Z.150306T1617Z.NO/
1145 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Cumberland River at Barbourville.
* from this evening to Friday afternoon.
* at 11:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 36.7 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.The river will
fall below flood stage by late Friday morning.
* At 36.6 feet...Roads begin flooding in Heidrick. Homes begin
flooding on South Main.

&&


LAT...LON 3685 8374 3693 8389 3680 8407 3670 8407
3681 8389 3679 8383

$$

Flood Watch
KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-041700-
/O.CON.KJKL.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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
350 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE 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...BATH...ELLIOTT...
ESTILL...FLEMING...MENIFEE...MONTGOMERY...POWELL AND ROWAN. IN
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...JOHNSON AND MARTIN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
KENTUCKY...LAUREL...MCCREARY...PULASKI...ROCKCASTLE...WAYNE
AND WHITLEY. IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...BELL...BREATHITT...CLAY...
FLOYD...HARLAN...JACKSON...KNOTT...KNOX...LEE...LESLIE...
LETCHER...MAGOFFIN...MORGAN...OWSLEY...PERRY...PIKE AND WOLFE.

* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ARE FORECAST TO FALL TODAY THROUGH
THURSDAY. ADDITIONALLY...ANY LINGERING SNOWPACK WILL BE
MELTING...ADDING TO THE RUNOFF.

* SMALL STREAM AND CREEK FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY...WITH
MINOR TO POSSIBLY MODERATE FLOODING ALONG LARGER RIVERS EXPECTED
TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

Winter Storm Warning
KYZ068-069-079-080-083>086-107-109-110-112>117-119-120-041715-
/O.CON.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-
JOHNSON-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...
ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
PAINTSVILLE...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...INEZ...COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...
SOUTH WILLIAMSON
410 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT...CHANGING PRECIPITATION FROM
RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN TO SNOW.
FREEZING RAIN AND ACCUMULATING SLEET WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY
EVENING...TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW FROM JUST AFTER MIDNIGHT ON
THURSDAY THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW SHOULD LIGHTEN AND
TAPER OFF BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 8 INCHES...THE HIGHEST
SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY NORTH OF THE CUMBERLAND
PARKWAY TO HAL ROGERS PARKWAY TO KY HIGHWAY 80 CORRIDOR.
ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE FROM FREEZING RAIN OF A TENTH OF AN INCH OR
LESS ARE ALSO EXPECTED.

* IMPACTS...SNOW OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT TO
TREACHEROUS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY WET NATURE OF THIS SNOW
WILL CAUSE STRESS ON WEAK STRUCTURES AND COULD ALSO LEAD TO
DOWNED POWER LINES AND TREES WITH WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES
POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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