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Kentucky, Letcher

Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 2:52 PM EDT on August 28, 2016

Expires 4:45 PM EDT on August 28, 2016


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* small stream Flood Advisory for poor drainage areas for...
south central Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 445 PM EDT

* at 251 PM EDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to nearly
stationary thunderstorms. This will cause small stream flooding.
Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in
the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Partridge... Lewis Creek... Linefork... Kings Creek...
Flint and Maggard.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 3698 8288 3702 8294 3700 8296 3701 8298
      3708 8294 3705 8281 3698 8285


Geogerian


Special Statement

Statement as of 2:49 PM EDT on August 28, 2016

Expires 3:30 PM EDT on August 28, 2016


... A strong thunderstorm will affect Letcher... Harlan...

At 248 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Maggard... or near
Whitesburg... moving northeast at 5 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Whitesburg... Cumberland... Lynch... Benham... Dongola... Partridge...
Ermine... day... Hallie... Kings Creek... Maggard... Oven Fork... banks...
Roxana... Defeated Creek... Bellcraft... Whitco... ice...
Marlowe and Hot Spot.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will
cause ponding of water on roadways. Localized flooding is also
possible. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3710 8305 3717 8284 3707 8272 3705 8272
      3701 8278 3701 8283 3699 8284 3698 8287
      3693 8286 3691 8288 3690 8287 3687 8292
time... Mot... loc 1848z 242deg 5kt 3704 8287


Geogerian

Record Report

Statement as of 1:36 AM EDT on August 28, 2016


... Record high temperature tied and maximum low temperature set at
Jackson KY...

The high temperature of 92 degrees yesterday at the Jackson weather
office ties the old record of 92 set in 1988.

A record maximum low temperature of 72 degrees was set at Jackson
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 71 set most recently in
2003.

Climate records at the Jackson weather office date back to 1981.


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