Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
627 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

KYC025-230530-
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BREATHITT KY-
627 PM EST SUN FEB 22 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  AN ICE JAM IN...
  BREATHITT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 1230 AM EST MONDAY

* AT 623 PM EST...FLOODING WAS ONGOING NEAR SMALL STREAMS ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF BREATHITT COUNTY. ALTHOUGH NO RAIN HAS FALLEN
  TODAY...SNOW MELT AND ICE JAMS HAS CAUSED MANY CREEKS AND STREAMS
  TO OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS AND RESULTING IN FLOODING OF PROPERTY AND
  ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE
USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS
POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING
FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3754 8357 3764 8352 3764 8350 3762 8349
      3763 8346 3770 8339 3767 8324 3761 8313
      3763 8309 3758 8301 3753 8300 3750 8295
      3752 8309 3746 8313 3741 8313 3741 8320
      3744 8322 3734 8338 3738 8348 3733 8354

$$

JMW



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