Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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

KYZ080-085>088-116-117-280200-
Whitley-Clay-Knox-Bell-Harlan-Laurel-Leslie-
927 PM EDT SAT MAY 27 2017

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN HARLAN...
SOUTHEASTERN LAUREL...NORTHEASTERN BELL...KNOX...SOUTHERN LESLIE...
NORTHERN WHITLEY AND SOUTHERN CLAY COUNTIES...

At 927 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from Moore Hill to Stony Fork Junction.
Movement was northeast at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Barbourville, Pineville, Loyall, Wallins Creek, Sandy Fork, Bledsoe,
Brightshade, Varilla, Swan Lake, Coldiron, Goose Rock, Black Snake,
Erose, Bush, Cranes Nest, Blanche, Napier, Herron, Rella and Hooker.

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 3683 8432 3684 8432 3716 8395 3701 8314
      3700 8312 3699 8313 3698 8315 3696 8315
      3673 8354
TIME...MOT...LOC 0127Z 233DEG 27KT 3694 8409 3686 8352

$$

JMW



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