Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1024 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL BREATHITT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  SOUTHEASTERN WOLFE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT

* AT 1024 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATED THAT 1.5 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL
  HAS FALLEN WITHIN THE LAST HOUR OVER AREA WITHIN THE WARNING.
  AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER
  THE NEXT HOUR.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BETHANY...FIVEMILE...FROZEN CREEK...GILMORE...HOLLONVILLE...LEE
  CITY...LEXIE...LOWER GILMORE...MALAGA...MOCT...MOUNTAIN VALLEY...
  PAXTON...ROCK LICK...ROSEFORK...SEWELL...SHOCKEY...SIMPSON...
  TAULBEE...UPPER GILMORE...VANCLEVE AND WILHURST.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THE
BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3779 8336 3766 8326 3758 8343 3769 8350

$$

JMW







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