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Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 10:29 AM EDT on July 05, 2015

Expires 11:45 AM EDT on July 05, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this
evening...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Kentucky... south central Kentucky and
southeast Kentucky... including the following areas... in east
central Kentucky... Estill... Menifee... Montgomery and Powell. In
south central Kentucky... Laurel... McCreary... Pulaski...
Rockcastle... Wayne and Whitley. In southeast Kentucky... Clay...
Jackson... Knox... Lee... Morgan... Owsley and Wolfe.

* Until 8 PM EDT this evening

* slow moving showers and thunderstorms are expected to bring
locally heavy rainfall on top of already wet ground.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





822 am EDT sun Jul 5 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
Powell County in east central Kentucky...
southeastern Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
southwestern Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky...
northern Wolfe County in southeastern Kentucky...
northwestern Estill County in east central Kentucky...

* until 1145 am EDT

* at 822 am EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... West
Liberty... Stanton... Frenchburg... Jeffersonville... Camargo... Clay
City... and Wellington.

This includes the Indian Creek drainage and other flood prone areas
in the Red River gorge.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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 3797 8343 3790 8310 3790 8313 3788 8312
      3777 8327 3775 8409 3778 8411 3781 8408
      3781 8412 3784 8410 3782 8407 3785 8406
      3784 8400 3787 8403 3787 8402 3792 8399
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