Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
412 AM EDT TUE JUL 21 2015

KYZ110-118-120-210900-
LETCHER-FLOYD-PIKE-
412 AM EDT TUE JUL 21 2015

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT LETCHER...FLOYD...
AND PIKE COUNTIES THROUGH 5 AM EDT...

AT 410 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM DANA TO NEAR OSBORN TO NEAR VIRGIE TO MYRA TO
PARTRIDGE...AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

WINDS GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS...ESPECIALLY ON THE RIDGESTOPS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PIKEVILLE...WHITESBURG...JENKINS...COAL RUN VILLAGE...ELKHORN CITY...
WHEELWRIGHT...FLEMING-NEON...MARTIN...FOREST HILLS...CHLOE...EHKHORN
MINE...FISHTRAP LAKE...EAST MCDOWELL...ALPHORETTA...GARDEN VILLAGE...
SPEIGHT...CROMONA...MAYKING...HONAKER AND COLEMAN.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 9 AND 10.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 119 IN PIKE COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 24.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN LETCHER COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN PIKE COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 32.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3727 8235 3723 8250 3712 8272 3705 8272
      3701 8278 3701 8303 3728 8271 3743 8276
      3758 8277 3767 8227 3762 8221 3765 8218
      3759 8213 3755 8213 3756 8208 3753 8205
      3755 8204 3754 8197
TIME...MOT...LOC 0810Z 268DEG 37KT 3757 8267 3745 8258 3736 8255 3727
8261 3701 8287

$$

JP



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