Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service JACKSON KY
659 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

KYZ086-087-272330-
Knox-Bell-
659 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT CENTRAL BELL AND KNOX
COUNTIES...

At 659 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Rossland, or 7
miles northwest of Barbourville, moving southeast at 25 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and dime size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Barbourville, Cannon, Artemus, Garrich, Emmanuel, Swan Lake, Hubbs,
Moore Hill, Ingram, Barnyard, Hinkle, Rossland, Jarvis, Girdler,
Heidrick, Baileys Switch, Fourmile, Indian Creek, Avis and Dishman
Springs.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3689 8407 3690 8408 3693 8408 3695 8409
      3698 8407 3698 8404 3699 8404 3698 8396
      3699 8394 3689 8361 3670 8378
TIME...MOT...LOC 2259Z 300DEG 23KT 3692 8399

$$

JMW



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