Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
634 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

KYZ107-110-113-119-120-292315-
KNOTT-JOHNSON-MARTIN-FLOYD-PIKE-
634 PM EDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT KNOTT...JOHNSON...MARTIN...
FLOYD...PIKE...

AT 632 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER ALPHORETTA...OR 8
MILES SOUTH OF PRESTONSBURG...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

TORRENTIAL RAIN IS EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM AND WIND GUSTS IN EXCESS
OF 30 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE ALSO POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PRESTONSBURG...ESTILL...MARTIN...WAYLAND...ALLEN...HI HAT...CORN FORK
HOLLOW...BAYS BRANCH...EAST MCDOWELL...HAROLD...ALPHORETTA...DICKS
CREEK...BLUE RIVER...HUEYSVILLE...PORTER JUNCTION...TOPMOST...NERO...
LANGLEY...HONAKER AND BLUE MOON.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 3 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 4.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 3 IN JOHNSON COUNTY  KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN FLOYD
COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN KNOTT COUNTY NEAR MILE MARKER 20.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 21.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN PIKE COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 30 AND 32.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...WHICH WILL
CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS. LOCALIZED FLOODING OF DITCHES
AND POOOR DRAINAGE AREAS IS EXPECTED. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE
THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3734 8278 3753 8289 3754 8288 3756 8289
      3780 8276 3766 8243
TIME...MOT...LOC 2232Z 213DEG 13KT 3756 8276

$$

JP



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