Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
543 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

KYC095-131-133-193-300045-
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LETCHER KY-PERRY KY-HARLAN KY-LESLIE KY-
543 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  WESTERN LETCHER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
  SOUTHEASTERN PERRY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
  CENTRAL HARLAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
  SOUTHEASTERN LESLIE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL 845 PM EDT

* AT 542 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO SLOW
  MOVING THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE
  ADVISORY AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES THAT ONE TO TWO INCHES HAS
  FALLEN OR SHOULD FALLEN ACROSS MUCH OF THE ADVISORY AREA BEFORE
  THE STORMS DISSIPATE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CUMBERLAND...EVARTS...LYNCH...BENHAM...VICCO...BLACKEY...SMITH...
  PARTRIDGE...CARBON GLOW...GANDER...SHIELDS...KENVIR...AGES...
  BLACKJOE...ROXANA...DEFEATED CREEK...RHEA...LEONARD...REDBUD AND
  TEN SPOT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 3705 8325 3721 8317 3724 8313 3725 8307
      3722 8306 3721 8301 3717 8298 3721 8290
      3725 8286 3687 8292 3685 8301 3685 8307
      3678 8313 3676 8313 3671 8332

$$

JP



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