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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:22 PM EST on February 17, 2018

Expires 11:15 PM EST on February 17, 2018


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky...
Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...
southern Knott County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky...
Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 1115 PM EST Saturday

* at 220 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pikeville, hazard, Whitesburg, Harlan, Hyden, Letcher, Bath,
Cumberland, Jenkins, Loyall, Elkhorn City, Evarts, Wheelwright,
Fleming-Neon, Lynch, Pippa Passes, Benham, Vicco, Wallins Creek and
Blackey.

Additional rainfall amounts of a half an inch are possible in the
warned area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3727 8235 3712 8272 3705 8272 3698 8287
      3690 8287 3685 8301 3685 8307 3674 8318
      3667 8346 3681 8351 3685 8348 3692 8349
      3702 8374 3702 8378 3762 8217 3755 8213
      3753 8205 3754 8199


Kas


Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:50 PM EST on February 17, 2018

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 17, 2018


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky...
Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...
southern Knott County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky...
Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 645 PM EST

* at 1249 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has
already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pikeville, hazard, Whitesburg, Harlan, Hyden, Letcher, Bath,
Cumberland, Jenkins, Loyall, Elkhorn City, Evarts, Wheelwright,
Fleming-Neon, Lynch, Pippa Passes, Benham, Vicco, Wallins Creek and
Blackey.

An additional inch is expected over the area. This additional rain
will result in minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3727 8235 3712 8272 3705 8272 3698 8287
      3690 8287 3685 8301 3685 8307 3674 8318
      3667 8346 3681 8351 3692 8349 3702 8378
      3762 8217 3755 8213 3754 8199


Kas


1058 am EST Sat Feb 17 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM EST this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and
southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in
northeast Kentucky, Martin. In south central Kentucky, Laurel,
McCreary, and Whitley. In southeast Kentucky, Bell, Clay,
Floyd, Harlan, Knott, Knox, Leslie, Letcher, Perry, and Pike.

* Until 10 PM EST this evening

* another round of moderate to heavy rainfall will move through
southeast Kentucky today. With the ground already very saturated
from previous rainfall, the additional rainfall could lead to
flooding of low lying areas. Rainfall is expected to range from
three quarters of an inch to an inch and a half, with locally
higher amounts possible along the Virginia border.

* Ponding of water on roadways as well as rock and mudslides are
expected, especially in areas of steep terrain. Flooding is
possible along area creeks, streams, and in low lying areas.
Significant rises are expected in the Kentucky and Cumberland
River basins.


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.



Jp


Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:50 PM EST on February 17, 2018

Expires 10:00 PM EST on February 17, 2018


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* flood advisory for...
Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky...
Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...
southern Knott County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky...
Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 645 PM EST

* at 1249 PM EST, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has
already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pikeville, hazard, Whitesburg, Harlan, Hyden, Letcher, Bath,
Cumberland, Jenkins, Loyall, Elkhorn City, Evarts, Wheelwright,
Fleming-Neon, Lynch, Pippa Passes, Benham, Vicco, Wallins Creek and
Blackey.

An additional inch is expected over the area. This additional rain
will result in minor flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3727 8235 3712 8272 3705 8272 3698 8287
      3690 8287 3685 8301 3685 8307 3674 8318
      3667 8346 3681 8351 3692 8349 3702 8378
      3762 8217 3755 8213 3754 8199


Kas


1058 am EST Sat Feb 17 2018

... Flood Watch remains in effect until 10 PM EST this evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northeast Kentucky, south central Kentucky, and
southeast Kentucky, including the following areas, in
northeast Kentucky, Martin. In south central Kentucky, Laurel,
McCreary, and Whitley. In southeast Kentucky, Bell, Clay,
Floyd, Harlan, Knott, Knox, Leslie, Letcher, Perry, and Pike.

* Until 10 PM EST this evening

* another round of moderate to heavy rainfall will move through
southeast Kentucky today. With the ground already very saturated
from previous rainfall, the additional rainfall could lead to
flooding of low lying areas. Rainfall is expected to range from
three quarters of an inch to an inch and a half, with locally
higher amounts possible along the Virginia border.

* Ponding of water on roadways as well as rock and mudslides are
expected, especially in areas of steep terrain. Flooding is
possible along area creeks, streams, and in low lying areas.
Significant rises are expected in the Kentucky and Cumberland
River basins.


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.



Jp


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Alabama - Flood Warning , Record Report
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory, High Wind Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Freeze Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Colorado - High Wind Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Storm Warning
Delaware - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Idaho - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Kansas - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Kentucky - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement, Special Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Louisiana - Storm Surge Warning, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory
Maryland - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Mississippi - Flood Warning
Missouri - Flood Warning
Montana - Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch
Nevada - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Fire Weather Warning
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Dakota - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch
Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Oklahoma - Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning
Oregon - High Wind Warning , High Wind Warning, Wind Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Avalanche Warning
Pennsylvania - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Special Statement
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flood Advisory
Texas - Tropical Storm Warning , Storm Surge Watch, Tropical Storm Warning , Flood Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Utah - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory
Virginia - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Washington - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning , Special Statement
West Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - High Wind Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert

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