Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1106 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

KYZ080-085>088-116-117-280345-
LAUREL-KNOX-WHITLEY-BELL-LESLIE-HARLAN-CLAY-
1106 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT LAUREL...KNOX...
WHITLEY...BELL...LESLIE...HARLAN...AND CLAY COUNTIES THROUGH 1145
PM EDT...

AT 1105 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR KEAVY TO GARRICH TO KAYJAY TO NEAR HUTCH...AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAINS...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH
AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LONDON...BARBOURVILLE...HARLAN...PINEVILLE...MANCHESTER...
MIDDLESBORO...LOYALL...EVARTS...WALLINS CREEK...SUNSHINE...SMITH...
CLATE...BUSH...GIRDLER...MOORE HILL...SPRULE...COTTONGIN...
BERTHA STATION...STONY FORK JUNCTION AND KING.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 HAL ROGERS PARKWAY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 34.
 INTERSTATE 75 IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 17 AND
37.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 25 EAST IN BELL COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 18.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 25 EAST IN KNOX COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 26.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 25 EAST IN LAUREL COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 2.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...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 THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 3659 8403 3674 8402 3681 8417 3700 8426
      3725 8386 3719 8359 3697 8350 3684 8309
      3674 8314 3670 8334 3667 8343 3667 8353
      3662 8364 3658 8369
TIME...MOT...LOC 0305Z 227DEG 22KT 3702 8413 3696 8393 3676 8384 3663
8358

$$

JP


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