Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Paducah KY
941 PM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017

KYZ008-009-011-012-200330-
Marshall KY-Calloway KY-Lyon KY-Trigg KY-
941 PM CDT FRI MAY 19 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN CALLOWAY...
SOUTHEASTERN MARSHALL...WESTERN TRIGG AND SOUTHERN LYON COUNTIES
UNTIL 1030 PM CDT...

At 940 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8
miles west of Land Between The Lakes Area, moving east at 15 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with
this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Land Between The Lakes Area, Energy, Canton, Rockcastle, Aurora and
Linton.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to 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.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They will relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in Paducah.

If on or near Kentucky and Barkley Lake, get out of the water and
move indoors or inside a vehicle. Remember, lightning can strike out
to 10 miles from the parent thunderstorm. If you can hear thunder,
you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Move to safe shelter
now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm.

Persons in campgrounds should consider seeking sturdy shelter until
this storm passes.

&&

LAT...LON 3671 8829 3692 8826 3695 8793 3668 8789
TIME...MOT...LOC 0240Z 263DEG 13KT 3679 8820

$$

Smith



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