Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
319 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

KYZ080-084>088-104-106>120-021600-
/O.NEW.KJKL.FF.A.0002.160502T1400Z-160503T1500Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LAUREL-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-
WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONDON...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...
CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...
CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...
COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
319 AM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
  KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL
  KENTUCKY...ELLIOTT. IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...JOHNSON AND
  MARTIN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...LAUREL...MCCREARY AND
  WHITLEY. IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...BELL...BREATHITT...CLAY...
  FLOYD...HARLAN...KNOTT...KNOX...LEE...LESLIE...LETCHER...
  MAGOFFIN...MORGAN...OWSLEY...PERRY...PIKE AND WOLFE.

* FROM 10 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* ANOTHER ROUND OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED
  ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOME
  RAINFALL COULD LINGER IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY INTO TUESDAY
  MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. WITH THE GROUND ALREADY VERY SATURATED
  AND CREEKS AND STREAMS RUNNING HIGH...THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL
  COULD QUICKLY LEAD TO MORE FLASH FLOODING.

* ROADS COULD BECOME BLOCKED OR WASHED OUT BY FLASH FLOODING. IF
  YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED ROAD...BE SURE TO TURN AROUND...DON`T
  DROWN. HOUSES AND BUSINESSES IN THE VICINITY OF CREEKS...
  STREAMS...AND RIVERS COULD ALSO BE AFFECTED BY FLOODING.
  CONTINUE TO MONITOR FORECASTS AND ANY WARNINGS TODAY AS
  CONDITIONS COULD DETERIORATE VERY QUICKLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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