Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1005 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

KYC095-133-193-230400-
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LETCHER KY-PERRY KY-HARLAN KY-
1005 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEASTERN HARLAN...
SOUTHEASTERN PERRY AND LETCHER COUNTIES UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT...

AT 1003 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. ONE
TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS ALREADY SATURATED SOILS SO
FAR THIS EVENING. MORE RAIN IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING TO
OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WHITESBURG...BANKS...BELLCRAFT...BENHAM...BIG BLACK MOUNTAIN...
CHAD...CLOVER...CLOVER FORK...CLUTTS...COLLY...CREECH...CROWN...
CUMBERLAND...DAY...DEFEATED CREEK...DELPHIA...DONGOLA...EOLIA...
ERMINE...FLINT...GILLEY...GORDON...HIRAM...HOLMES MILL...HOT SPOT...
ICE...KINGDOM COME S.P....KINGS CREEK...LILLEY CORNETT WOODS AND
LINEFORK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS
AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING
AREAS ARE ALSO SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3686 8300 3702 8314 3720 8286 3712 8271
      3704 8272 3704 8273 3701 8277 3700 8283
      3697 8286 3693 8285 3690 8287 3687 8291

$$

JMW







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