Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service JACKSON KY
1200 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

KYZ108-111-112-114>116-210430-
Clay-Lee-Breathitt-Perry-Owsley-Wolfe-
1200 AM EDT SUN MAY 21 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN OWSLEY...
NORTHWESTERN PERRY...SOUTHWESTERN BREATHITT...EASTERN LEE...
SOUTHWESTERN WOLFE AND NORTHEASTERN CLAY COUNTIES...

At 1200 AM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from Lower Buffalo to Lucky Fork to Brutus.
Movement was northeast at 35 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Booneville, Buckhorn, Turin, Southfork, Fillmore, Cowcreek, Grass,
Chestnut Gap, Copebranch, Lerose, War Creek, Vada, Saul, Tallega,
Morris Fork, High Falls, Valjean, Enoch, Crockettsville and Oneida.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, 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 3726 8369 3735 8368 3750 8371 3775 8359
      3760 8345 3730 8343 3729 8344 3729 8347
      3728 8349 3726 8348 3724 8350
TIME...MOT...LOC 0400Z 207DEG 23KT 3753 8368 3739 8356 3724 8358

$$

KAS



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