Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
902 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

KYC025-071-115-153-020400-
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JOHNSON KY-MAGOFFIN KY-BREATHITT KY-FLOYD KY-
902 PM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
  MAGOFFIN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
  CENTRAL BREATHITT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...
  NORTHWESTERN FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT EDT

* AT 858 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN HAVE MOVED THROUGH THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING HOURS WHICH WILL CAUSE FLOODING. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN
  HAS FALLEN IN PLACES...IN ADDITION TO NEARLY THREE INCHES OF RAIN
  FROM LAST NIGHT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PAINTSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...SALYERSVILLE...MASON...ALLEN...PRESS...
  CORNELIA...BROWNLOW...ORCHARD...QUICKSAND...SWAMP BRANCH...DAISYDELL...
  PORTSMOUTH...CORN FORK HOLLOW...PERLIE...MARSHALLVILLE...LOST CREEK...
  EVANSTON...GYPSY AND TIPTOP.

FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED ON QUICKSAND CREEK NEAR ROUSSEAU. ALSO
PARTS OF THE LICKING RIVER ARE FLOODING IN MAGOFFIN COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3752 8304 3752 8309 3750 8310 3745 8329
      3749 8337 3759 8332 3764 8324 3782 8304
      3779 8271 3761 8268

$$

GREIF



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