Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FLOOD WATCH...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1039 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

.WAVES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE THROUGH
EASTERN KENTUCKY TRAVELING ALONG A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY. THE
CUMULATIVE EFFECT OF THESE WILL BE A GOOD POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED
FLASH FLOODING FROM ANY HEAVY CLUSTER OF SHOWERS AND STORMS. THE
BEST CHANCE FOR HEAVY RAINS WILL BE OVER THE SOUTHERN PARTS OF
THE AREA WHERE BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL WILL BE
POSSIBLE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-031045-
/O.CON.KJKL.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-150704T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-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...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...BRODHEAD...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...
BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...BEATTYVILLE...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...COAL RUN...
ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
1039 PM EDT THU JUL 2 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTH
  CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...BATH...ELLIOTT...
  ESTILL...FLEMING...MENIFEE...MONTGOMERY...POWELL AND ROWAN. IN
  NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...JOHNSON AND MARTIN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  KENTUCKY...LAUREL...MCCREARY...PULASKI...ROCKCASTLE...WAYNE
  AND WHITLEY. IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...BELL...BREATHITT...CLAY...
   FLOYD...HARLAN...JACKSON...KNOTT...KNOX...LEE...LESLIE...
  LETCHER...MAGOFFIN...MORGAN...OWSLEY...PERRY...PIKE AND WOLFE.

* THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE OVER THE
  WATCH AREA THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE HIGH WATER CONTENT IN
  THE AIR WILL LIKELY RESULT IN TIMES OF TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS.
  THIS RAINFALL IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HEAVY RAINS OF THE PAST
  COUPLE OF DAYS MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ACROSS PARTS OF THE
  WATCH AREA.

* THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES
  ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...THOUGH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE WHERE THUNDERSTORMS TRAIN OVER TOP OF THE SAME
  LOCATIONS.

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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