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Flash Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Whitley
  • Bell

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
718 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
SOUTHERN WHITLEY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
SOUTHERN KNOX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
CENTRAL BELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 1015 AM EDT

* AT 718 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...PINEVILLE...DIXIE...NEVISDALE...CLATE...
SWANPOND...SUTTONS MILL...KING...CARY...BRUSH CREEK...PACKARD...ARTEMUS...
SILER...MOUNTAIN ASH...TROSPER...OLD FLAT LICK...JELLICO CREEK...EMLYN
AND ARJAY.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO 1 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.

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

&&

LAT...LON 3663 8423 3669 8429 3681 8399 3688 8385
3689 8376 3689 8366 3674 8360

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Flood Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Whitley
  • Harlan
  • Bell

CLAY KY-WHITLEY KY-KNOX KY-HARLAN KY-LESLIE KY-BELL KY-
705 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
SOUTHEASTERN CLAY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
WHITLEY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
KNOX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
HARLAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
SOUTHERN LESLIE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
BELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 1000 AM EDT

* AT 705 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...HARLAN...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...LOYALL...
EVARTS...LYNCH...BENHAM...WALLINS CREEK...SUNSHINE...CALVIN...CLATE...
SUTTONS MILL...STONY FORK JUNCTION...KING...EMMANUEL...PONZA...BRUSH
CREEK AND TWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3670 8432 3676 8432 3692 8392 3702 8332
3700 8312 3698 8315 3695 8315 3699 8301
3697 8287 3695 8286 3690 8287 3688 8289
3685 8301 3685 8307 3676 8313 3659 8423

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Flood Advisory

The following area is affected:

  • McCreary

CLAY KY-LAUREL KY-JACKSON KY-MCCREARY KY-PULASKI KY-
609 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
NORTHWESTERN CLAY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
LAUREL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
NORTH CENTRAL MCCREARY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
SOUTHEASTERN PULASKI COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 915 AM EDT

* AT 608 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN CAUSING MINOR
FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. TWO TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
LONDON...MANCHESTER...SIDELL...SOURWOOD...HAZEL PATCH...SACKER GAP...
FOGERTOWN...BERNSTADT...WELCHBURG...CHESTNUTBURG...PORTERSBURG...EAST
BERNSTADT...ROYRADER...HUXLEY...FALL ROCK...HIGHTOP...HOOKER...ROCKCASTLE
SPRINGS...DATHA AND GREEN HILL.

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 3688 8459 3689 8459 3690 8460 3715 8428
3726 8419 3732 8398 3734 8374 3718 8369
3696 8430 3683 8456

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