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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:02 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 1:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST
Thursday...

* colder air will move in from northwest to southeast this through
tonight... changing precipitation from rain... to a mixture of
snow and sleet by early this evening. The mixed precipitation
will change to just snow by late this evening. Snow will
lighten and taper off Thursday afternoon.

* Snow and sleet accumulations of 8 to 11 inches. A light glaze
of ice from freezing rain is also possible from this afternoon
into early this evening.

* Snow accumulations of this magnitude will make travel difficult
to treacherous. In addition... the heavy wet nature of this snow
will cause stress on weak structures and could also lead to
downed power lines and trees with some power outages possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and sleet means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 7:28 AM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 4:00 PM EST on March 04, 2015


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...
central Elliott County in east central Kentucky...
northeastern Rowan County in east central Kentucky...

* until 430 PM EST Wednesday

* at 726 am EST... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain moving across
the warning area. As much of three quarters of an inch to one inch
of rain has already fallen. Up to another inch could fall by mid
afternoon. Rainfall rates of one quarter to a half of an inch per
hour on the already saturated ground will likely overwhelm ditches
and culverts. Small streams and creeks should also flood with this
additional rainfall.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Simpson... Sewell... Lawson... Wagner store... Vancleve... War Creek...
Cutuno... Harper... Paxton... Elliottville... Bruin... Oakdale... Vale...
Moct... Taulbee... Triplett... Rock Lick... Fivemile... gates and Waltz.

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 3819 8327 3827 8316 3818 8305 3821 8301
      3818 8292 3811 8289 3801 8302 3801 8309
      3767 8326 3766 8323 3752 8357 3769 8342
      3768 8327 3801 8310 3815 8297 3820 8315
      3816 8329 3823 8341 3836 8348 3840 8341


Jp



657 am EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Lee County in southeastern Kentucky...
Fleming County in east central Kentucky...
Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
Powell County in east central Kentucky...
Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Elliott County in east central Kentucky...
Bath County in east central Kentucky...
Wolfe County in southeastern Kentucky...
Estill County in east central Kentucky...
Rowan County in east central Kentucky...

* until 400 PM EST Wednesday

* at 653 am EST... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. That heavy rain will
cause flooding. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen since
midnight and up to another inch could fall by mid afternoon.
Rainfall rates of one quarter to a half of an inch per hour on
saturated ground will likely overwhelm ditches and culverts. Small
streams and creeks should also flood with this additional rainfall.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Sterling... Morehead... West Liberty... Stanton... Irvine...
Flemingsburg... Owingsville... Beattyville... Sandy Hook...
Frenchburg... Campton... Marshall... Henry... Lewis... Jeffersonville...
Camargo... Clay City... Ravenna... Wellington and Sharpsburg.

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 3852 8363 3819 8327 3827 8317 3817 8292
      3800 8302 3789 8296 3790 8313 3767 8325
      3769 8342 3750 8358 3756 8409 3757 8409
      3782 8410 3781 8412 3782 8411 3794 8397
      3812 8408 3832 8384 3844 8398 3849 8393


Jp


Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:58 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening...

The Flood Watch continues 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... McCreary... Pulaski... Rockcastle... Wayne and
Whitley. In southeast Kentucky... Bell... Breathitt... Clay...
Floyd... Harlan... Jackson... Knott... Knox... Lee... Leslie...
Letcher... Magoffin... Morgan... Owsley... Perry... Pike and Wolfe.

* Through Thursday evening

* up to an inch of additional rainfall is forecast to fall through
tonight... before precipitation gradually changes over to a
mixture of snow... sleet... and freezing rain. Additionally... any
lingering snowpack will be melting... adding to the runoff.

* Small stream and creek flooding is expected through
tonight... with minor to possibly moderate flooding along larger
rivers expected through Thursday.

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.



Geogerian


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