Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
821 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

KYZ101>103-210100-
BOYD-CARTER-GREENUP-
821 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...AN AREA OF HEAVY SHOWERS WILL AFFECT GREENUP...CENTRAL CARTER AND
BOYD COUNTIES...

AT 818 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS...WITH MAYBE A RUMBLE OF
THUNDER...WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM SOUTH SHORE TO
NEAR GRAYSON. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES WILL FALL FROM
THESE SHOWERS. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE
ELEVATED LEVELS ON SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER
ON COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ASHLAND...IRONTON...GRAYSON...COAL GROVE...CANNONSBURG...
CARTER CAVES STATE PARK...KENOVA...CATLETTSBURG...GREENUP...RUSH...
LOAD...GESLING...PRINCESS...GREENBO LAKE...OLDTOWN...LETITIA...
COALTON...NAPLES...FRANKLIN FURNACE AND FLATWOODS.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 64 IN KENTUCKY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 161 AND
191.

LAT...LON 3856 8310 3859 8307 3863 8307 3864 8305
      3866 8305 3868 8303 3873 8303 3872 8298
      3876 8289 3873 8287 3869 8288 3858 8284
      3856 8279 3856 8273 3854 8270 3846 8260
      3834 8259 3823 8310 3824 8313 3824 8314
TIME...MOT...LOC 0018Z 237DEG 14KT 3871 8294 3833 8303

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