Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1244 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

KYZ107-109-110-112>117-270515-
FLOYD-PERRY-OWSLEY-KNOTT-LESLIE-JOHNSON-MAGOFFIN-BREATHITT-CLAY-
1244 AM EDT WED APR 27 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT FLOYD...PERRY...
OWSLEY...KNOTT...LESLIE...JOHNSON...MAGOFFIN...BREATHITT...AND
CLAY COUNTIES THROUGH 115 AM EDT...

AT 1244 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM GULLETT TO NEAR DICE TO OGLE...AND MOVING EAST AT 35
MPH.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
HAZARD...PRESTONSBURG...JACKSON...MANCHESTER...HINDMAN...HYDEN...MASON...
ESTILL...MARTIN...PIPPA PASSES...WAYLAND...VICCO...ALLEN...BUCKHORN...CORN
FORK HOLLOW...COTTONGIN...NED...WENDOVER...EVANSTON AND EAST MCDOWELL.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 HAL ROGERS PARKWAY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 12 AND 59.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 3 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 3.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN KNOTT COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 20.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN PERRY COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 9 AND 15.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 21.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...WHICH WILL
CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. LOCALIZED FLOODING IS ALSO
POSSIBLE. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM EDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY.

&&

LAT...LON 3708 8388 3709 8386 3712 8389 3712 8393
      3743 8351 3768 8331 3768 8326 3772 8326
      3775 8264 3770 8262 3739 8275 3695 8329
TIME...MOT...LOC 0444Z 265DEG 32KT 3772 8312 3736 8327 3702 8369

$$

JP


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