Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service JACKSON KY
950 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

KYZ084>088-280215-
Whitley-McCreary-Knox-Bell-Harlan-
950 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN HARLAN...
BELL...SOUTHERN KNOX...EASTERN MCCREARY AND WHITLEY COUNTIES...

At 950 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered over Ferndale, or
near Pineville, moving east at 40 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Williamsburg, Barbourville, Harlan, Pineville, Middlesboro, Whitley
City, Wallins Creek, Julip, Bobs Creek, Varilla, Swan Lake,
Cumberland Falls S.P., Zion Hill, Coldiron, Ponza, Black Snake,
Gausdale, Blanche, Krupp and Cubage.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3660 8458 3691 8437 3683 8316 3674 8319
      3667 8343 3667 8353 3662 8364 3658 8369
TIME...MOT...LOC 0150Z 286DEG 34KT 3670 8371

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JMW



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