Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1024 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

KYC071-119-133-195-181500-
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KNOTT KY-LETCHER KY-PIKE KY-FLOYD KY-
1024 AM EDT MON AUG 18 2014

...URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR
SOUTHERN FLOYD...SOUTHERN PIKE...NORTHEASTERN LETCHER AND EASTERN
KNOTT COUNTIES UNTIL 1100 AM EDT...

AT 1018 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES
INDICATED THAT BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN OVER
PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL CAN BE
EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY EAST OF PIKEVILLE WHERE UP TO AN ADDITIONAL
HALF INCH OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE BETWEEN 1030 AM AND 11 AM EDT.

LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREA. RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING
TO OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING
INCLUDE...PIKEVILLE...ARGO...ASHCAMP...BEAVER...BEEFHIDE...BELCHER...
BIGGS...BUCKHORN HOLLOW...BUCKINGHAM...BURTON...CHLOE...COLEMAN...
CRAYNOR...DEANE...DE MO...DEMOCRAT...DORTON...DREW...DRY CREEK...
EAST MCDOWELL...ELKHORN CITY...FEDSCREEK...FISHTRAP LAKE...
GALVESTON...GARDEN VILLAGE...GREENLEAF...HALL...HALO...HI HAT AND
HOLLYBUSH.

AT 1015 AM EDT...PIKE COUNTY DISPATCH DID REPORT A MUDSLIDE ALONG
KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN ELKHORN CITY AND A MUDSLIDE ON U.S. HIGHWAY
460 NEAR BELCHER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...NORMALLY DRY WASHES... AS WELL AS
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

REPORT FLOODING TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SO THAT THEY
MAY TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO CLOSE FLOODED ROADWAYS. THEY WILL
RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY.

&&

LAT...LON 3746 8206 3726 8236 3724 8244 3723 8247
      3723 8290 3742 8290 3755 8224 3750 8203

$$

RAY







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