Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
838 PM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL MORGAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  EASTERN KNOTT COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  EASTERN LETCHER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  EASTERN MAGOFFIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN MARTIN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  PIKE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  SOUTHERN FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  WESTERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 230 AM EDT

* AT 834 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING REPEATEDLY OR
  EXPECTED TO MOVE REPEATEDLY ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THESE
  THUNDERSTORMS WILL PRODUCE TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IN SOME AREAS WITH
  TWO INCHES OR MORE IN LESS THAN ON HOUR FALLING SOME LOCATIONS
  ESPECIALLY NEAR THE US 23 CORRIDOR AND MUCH OF FLOYD COUNTY.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO...PIKEVILLE...SALYERSVILLE...ADAMSON...
  ALUBA...ARGO...ASHCAMP...BALLOT...BEAVER...BEEFHIDE...
  BELCHER...BELFRY...BETSY LAYNE...  BETTY...BIGGS...BLUE
  MOON...BOARD TREE...BOLDMAN...BOLYN...BOSCO...BRADLEY...
  BRAINARD...BROWNLOW...BUCKHORN HOLLOW...BUCKINGHAM...
  BURDINE...BURNING FORK...BURTON...BUSKIRK...CANADA AND CARVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF FLOOD WATERS. IT ONLY TAKES 6
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO KNOCK A PERSON OFF THEIR FEET AND
2 FEET OF FLOWING WATER TO FLOAT MOST VEHICLES. REMEMBER...TURN
AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3755 8196 3726 8236 3722 8250 3712 8270
      3704 8274 3745 8298 3750 8300 3751 8295
      3755 8302 3784 8311 3799 8303 3797 8299
      3799 8297 3774 8292 3754 8285 3771 8230
      3768 8229 3763 8221 3765 8217 3756 8213

$$

PELTON





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