Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1030 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

KYZ079-080-084>087-280315-
LAUREL-KNOX-WHITLEY-BELL-MCCREARY-PULASKI-
1030 PM EDT WED JUL 27 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT LAUREL...KNOX...
WHITLEY...BELL...MCCREARY...AND PULASKI COUNTIES UNTIL 1115 PM EDT...

AT 1030 PM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR HUXLEY TO WOFFORD TO NEAR SILER...AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...PINEVILLE...WHITLEY CITY...DORTHAE...
VOX...CALVIN...CLATE...MOORE HILL...BERTHA STATION...SUTTONS MILL...
KING...EMMANUEL...PONZA...BRUSH CREEK...MCHARGUE...CLIO...ARTEMUS...
HUXLEY AND HIGHTOP.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 75 IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND
35.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 25 EAST IN BELL COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 8 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 3660 8470 3691 8452 3703 8432 3707 8409
      3691 8386 3673 8356 3658 8395
TIME...MOT...LOC 0230Z 234DEG 15KT 3691 8439 3676 8413 3667 8398

$$

JP


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