Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
318 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

KYC025-051-071-115-119-153-159-189-193-195-022315-
/O.CON.KJKL.FF.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160502T2315Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CLAY KY-KNOTT KY-MARTIN KY-JOHNSON KY-PERRY KY-PIKE KY-OWSLEY KY-
MAGOFFIN KY-BREATHITT KY-FLOYD KY-
318 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN CLAY...NORTHWESTERN KNOTT...MARTIN...JOHNSON...
NORTHWESTERN PERRY...NORTHWESTERN PIKE...OWSLEY...MAGOFFIN...
BREATHITT AND NORTHERN FLOYD COUNTIES...

AT 311 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING VERY
HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO MOVE ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. DOPPLER RADAR
HAS INDICATED THAT PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA HAVE RECEIVED BETWEEN
1 AND 2 INCHES OF RAIN BETWEEN 2 AND 3 PM. UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH
OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA BETWEEN 3:30 AND 5 PM.
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS,
ROADS, AND ROADSIDE CULVERTS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
PAINTSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...INEZ...BOONEVILLE...MASON...MARTIN...
ALLEN...BUCKHORN...NED...EVANSTON...ALPHORETTA...HOWARD CREEK AND
HAGINSVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

LAT...LON 3732 8325 3728 8335 3731 8342 3724 8352
      3723 8352 3716 8371 3743 8382 3752 8363
      3750 8358 3756 8356 3768 8326 3771 8325
      3794 8277 3788 8261 3795 8258 3796 8253
      3788 8242 3781 8240 3776 8231

$$

GEOGERIAN



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