Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1150 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

KYZ107-109-110-112-113-115-118>120-280430-
FLOYD-PERRY-KNOTT-MARTIN-LETCHER-JOHNSON-MAGOFFIN-BREATHITT-PIKE-
1150 PM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT FLOYD...PERRY...
KNOTT...MARTIN...LETCHER...JOHNSON...MAGOFFIN...BREATHITT...AND
PIKE COUNTIES THROUGH 1230 AM EDT...

AT 1149 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM GYPSY TO NEAR ALPHORETTA TO PRICE TO DAY...AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

WIND GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH...ESPECIALLY ON THE RIDGES AND PEA SIZE
HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PIKEVILLE...PAINTSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHITESBURG...HINDMAN...INEZ...
LETCHER...ESTILL...BATH...JENKINS...COAL RUN VILLAGE...ELKHORN CITY...
WHEELWRIGHT...FLEMING-NEON...MARTIN...PIPPA PASSES...FOREST HILLS...
WAYLAND...VICCO AND WARFIELD.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 3 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 4.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 3 IN JOHNSON COUNTY  KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 3 IN MARTIN
COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 9.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN KNOTT COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 3 AND 20.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 119 IN PIKE COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 24.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 21.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN JOHNSON COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 16.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN LETCHER COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN PIKE COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 32.

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 3726 8238 3723 8250 3712 8272 3706 8273
      3698 8306 3761 8310 3769 8306 3793 8277
      3788 8261 3795 8258 3796 8253 3790 8247
      3791 8247 3788 8242 3781 8240 3776 8231
      3774 8233 3767 8230 3765 8223 3763 8222
TIME...MOT...LOC 0349Z 232DEG 29KT 3768 8294 3758 8280 3739 8276 3706
8285

$$

JP



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