Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
303 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

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LAUREL KY-KNOX KY-WHITLEY KY-BELL KY-
303 AM EST FRI MAR 6 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  LAUREL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  KNOX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
  WHITLEY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  CENTRAL BELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 500 PM EST FRIDAY

* AT 300 AM EST...THE CUMBERLAND RIVER CONTINUES TO RUN AT FLOOD
  LEVEL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. AS A RESULT THERE IS ONGOING
  FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS AND SEVERAL TRIBUTARY...CREEKS...AND
  STREAMS CAUSING ROAD CLOSURES ON MANY ROADS NEAR THESE RIVERS. THE
  CUMBERLAND HAS CRESTED OR WILL CREST BY LATE TODAY ACROSS PORTIONS
  OF BELL AND KNOX COUNTIES AND WILL THEN BEGIN TO RECEDE.
  HOWEVER...BACKWATER FLOODING SHOULD CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND IN
  WHITLEY COUNTY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  LONDON...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...CORBIN...LIBERTY...
  DORTHAE...VOX...GREEN ROAD...CLATE...BLACKWATER...GIRDLER...MOORE
  HILL...SPRULE...BERTHA STATION...SUTTONS MILL...KING...EMMANUEL...
  HAVEN...BRUSH CREEK AND MCHARGUE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3660 8423 3666 8430 3675 8432 3678 8435
      3694 8430 3695 8437 3700 8431 3702 8433
      3704 8430 3707 8432 3710 8428 3715 8429
      3717 8400 3711 8390 3703 8385 3689 8350
      3679 8379 3669 8385 3665 8395 3659 8395

$$

RAY


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