Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
350 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOODING POSSIBLE TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY...

.A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO SAG SOUTHEAST ACROSS
THE AREA TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY...BRINGING HEAVY RAINFALL TO
EASTERN KENTUCKY. ADDITIONALLY...ANY LINGERING SNOWPACK ACROSS
THE AREA WILL BE MELTING...ADDING TO THE RUNOFF.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-041700-
/O.CON.KJKL.FA.A.0001.000000T0000Z-150306T0000Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...BRODHEAD...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...
BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...BEATTYVILLE...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...COAL RUN...
ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
350 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTH
  CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...BATH...ELLIOTT...
  ESTILL...FLEMING...MENIFEE...MONTGOMERY...POWELL AND ROWAN. IN
  NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...JOHNSON AND MARTIN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  KENTUCKY...LAUREL...MCCREARY...PULASKI...ROCKCASTLE...WAYNE
  AND WHITLEY. IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...BELL...BREATHITT...CLAY...
   FLOYD...HARLAN...JACKSON...KNOTT...KNOX...LEE...LESLIE...
  LETCHER...MAGOFFIN...MORGAN...OWSLEY...PERRY...PIKE AND WOLFE.

* THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ARE FORECAST TO FALL TODAY THROUGH
  THURSDAY. ADDITIONALLY...ANY LINGERING SNOWPACK WILL BE
  MELTING...ADDING TO THE RUNOFF.

* SMALL STREAM AND CREEK FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY...WITH
  MINOR TO POSSIBLY MODERATE FLOODING ALONG LARGER RIVERS EXPECTED
  TODAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

$$

AR/JP



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