Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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WGUS53 KJKL 280334

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service JACKSON KY
1134 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has extended the

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
  Southeastern Bell County in southeastern Kentucky...

* Until 300 AM EDT

* At 1131 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  moderate to heavy rain across the warned area. Up to three inches
  of rain has already fallen since Saturday afternoon and as much as
  a half of an inch could fall before the rain tapers off around 1
  AM EDT on Sunday. Flash flooding is already occurring in portions
  of Harlan County according to the Kentucky State Police.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Harlan, Loyall, Evarts, Wallins Creek, Bobs Creek, Mary Alice,
  Dizney, Chevrolet, Varilla, Louellen, Coldiron, Ponza, Black Snake,
  Elcomb, Blanche, Cubage, White Star, Shields, Black Mountain and


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying


LAT...LON 3681 8372 3693 8297 3690 8287 3687 8291
      3685 8301 3685 8307 3678 8313 3674 8314
      3674 8320 3670 8334 3667 8343 3667 8351
      3664 8358



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