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Kentucky, Nicholas

Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 2:38 AM CDT on August 31, 2014

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on August 31, 2014

... Flash Flood Watch now in effect until 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ this

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of east central Kentucky... north central Kentucky and
south central Kentucky... including the following areas... in
east central Kentucky... Anderson KY... Bourbon KY... Boyle KY...
Clark KY... Fayette KY... Franklin KY... Garrard KY... Harrison
KY... Jessamine KY... Madison KY... Mercer KY... Nicholas KY...
Scott KY and Woodford KY. In north central Kentucky... Henry
KY... LaRue KY... Nelson KY... Shelby KY... Spencer KY and
Washington KY. In south central Kentucky... Adair KY... Allen
KY... Barren KY... Casey KY... Clinton KY... Cumberland KY...
Edmonson KY... green KY... Hart KY... Lincoln KY... Marion KY...
Metcalfe KY... Monroe KY... Russell KY... Simpson KY... Taylor KY
and Warren KY.

* Until 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ this afternoon

* a tropical plume from the Gulf of Mexico will bring copious
amounts of moisture to the Ohio Valley through Sunday afternoon.
Rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected and will be
capable of producing torrential rainfall. Widespread rainfall
amounts of 1 to 2 inches will be possible. However... in areas
that see repeated rounds of thunderstorm activity up to 3 inches
of rainfall may occur. This will be in addition to rainfall
amounts already received.

* Creeks and rivers may overcome their banks and into roadways
within the Flash Flood Watch area. In addition... typical flood
prone areas and other low-lying spots may quickly flood as
heavy rainfall passes through the region.

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.


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Frost Advisory , Record Report
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Record Report
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Record Report
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Louisiana - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Michigan - Areal Flood Advisory
Minnesota - Special Statement
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Flood Warning , Record Report
Montana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning
Nebraska - Flood Warning
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Oklahoma - Record Report
Tennessee - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Utah - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Public Information Statement

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