Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
809 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...A BROAD AREA OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON ACROSS MUCH OF SOUTH CENTRAL AND EAST CENTRAL
KENTUCKY...

.A TROPICAL PLUME WILL CONTINUE TO PUMP COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF
MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO INTO THE OHIO VALLEY. AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE REGION YIELDING
A PERIOD OF SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS. WITH
SUCH RICH MOISTURE IN PLACE...HEAVY RAINFALL WILL OCCUR WITH
ANY THUNDERSTORM THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

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HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-FRANKLIN KY-SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-
ANDERSON KY-NELSON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...
GEORGETOWN...CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...BARDSTOWN
809 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND
NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE WESTERN AND
NORTHERN BLUEGRASS REGION HAS NOT HAD MUCH RAIN SO FAR. TOTAL
RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO POSE ANY FLOODING HAZARD.

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WOODFORD KY-FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-WASHINGTON KY-
MERCER KY-JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-LARUE KY-MARION KY-BOYLE KY-
GARRARD KY-MADISON KY-EDMONSON KY-HART KY-GREEN KY-TAYLOR KY-
CASEY KY-LINCOLN KY-WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-ALLEN KY-BARREN KY-
MONROE KY-METCALFE KY-ADAIR KY-RUSSELL KY-CUMBERLAND KY-
CLINTON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERSAILLES...LEXINGTON...PARIS...
CARLISLE...SPRINGFIELD...HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...
WINCHESTER...HODGENVILLE...LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...
RICHMOND...BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...
CAMPBELLSVILLE...LIBERTY...STANFORD...BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN...
SCOTTSVILLE...GLASGOW...TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON...COLUMBIA...
JAMESTOWN...BURKESVILLE...ALBANY
809 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014 /709 AM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/
THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND
  SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...BOURBON KY...BOYLE KY...CLARK KY...
  FAYETTE KY...GARRARD KY...JESSAMINE KY...MADISON KY...MERCER
  KY...NICHOLAS KY AND WOODFORD KY. IN NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  LARUE KY AND WASHINGTON KY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...ADAIR
  KY...ALLEN KY...BARREN KY...CASEY KY...CLINTON KY...CUMBERLAND
  KY...EDMONSON KY...GREEN KY...HART KY...LINCOLN KY...MARION
  KY...METCALFE KY...MONROE KY...RUSSELL KY...SIMPSON KY...
  TAYLOR KY AND WARREN KY.

* UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS AFTERNOON

* A TROPICAL PLUME FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL BRING COPIOUS
  AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE TO THE OHIO VALLEY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AND WILL BE CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
  1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY. THIS
  WILL BE IN ADDITION TO RAINFALL AMOUNTS ALREADY RECEIVED.

* CREEKS AND RIVERS MAY OVERCOME THEIR BANKS AND COVER ROADWAYS WITHIN
  THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA. IN ADDITION...TYPICAL FLOOD PRONE
  AREAS AND OTHER LOW-LYING SPOTS MAY QUICKLY FLOOD AS HEAVY
  RAINFALL PASSES THROUGH THE REGION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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JSD




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