Knoxville Weather Alerts

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Harlan
  • Bell

FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-JACKSON-
LAUREL-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...MCKEE...
ANNVILLE...LONDON...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...
CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...
COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
606 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH 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. IN SOUTHEAST
KENTUCKY...BELL...BREATHITT...CLAY...FLOYD...HARLAN...
JACKSON...KNOTT...KNOX...LEE...LESLIE...LETCHER...MAGOFFIN...
MORGAN...OWSLEY...PERRY...PIKE AND WOLFE.

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT

* RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL FROM THE PAST 24 HOURS AND NUMEROUS
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVING OVER THE SAME AREA WILL CREATE
FLOODING CONDITIONS. AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO OF RAINFALL IS
POSSIBLE.

* RUNOFF FROM EARLIER HEAVY RAINFALL AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL THIS
EVENING WILL CAUSE CAUSE FLOODING OF POOR DRAINING AREAS AND LOW
LYING AREAS ALONG SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

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.

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