Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
841 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN BREATHITT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 1130 PM EDT

* AT 838 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING BACK IN
  ACROSS THE AREA. SOME LOCATIONS HAVE ALREADY SEEN WELL OVER TWO
  INCHES OF RAIN SINCE 5 PM. UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH AND A HALF OF
  RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL BETWEEN 8:30 AND 10 PM.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  FIVEMILE...FROZEN CREEK...HURST...LAWSON...SEWELL...VANCLEVE...WAR
  CREEK AND WILHURST.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...BOONE
FORK...FROZEN CREEK...LICK CREEK...WAR CREEK AND COPE FORK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3764 8350 3762 8349 3764 8344 3763 8336
      3759 8337 3759 8355 3763 8353 3764 8352

$$

GEOGERIAN







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