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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
510 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>086-104-106>117-119-
011100-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-
LESLIE-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...SANDY HOOK...
WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...
HYDEN...INEZ
510 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING...
...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED LATER TONIGHT. LITTLE OR NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED IN THE VALLEYS...HOWEVER SOME RIDGETOPS MAY
SEE UP TO AN INCH...MAINLY ACCUMULATING ON GRASSY AND ELEVATED
SURFACES. ADDITIONALLY...TEMPERATURES WILL NEAR THE FREEZING MARK VERY
LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

SNOW SHOWERS WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST ON SATURDAY.
LITTLE OR NO ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED.

FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY.

SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL BE LIKELY SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING.

THE BEST CHANCES FOR A HARD FREEZE AND WIDESPREAD FROST WILL OCCUR
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS WILL BE ENCOURAGED TO CALL IN SNOW REPORTS TO THE JACKSON
WEATHER OFFICE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$



Freeze Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1115 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT...

.SNOW AND PRECIPITATION SHOULD KEEP TEMPERATURES ABOVE 30 DEGREES
OVERNIGHT TONIGHT...ELIMINATING THE THREAT FOR WIDESPREAD FROST OR
FREEZE DAMAGE TO PLANTS. HOWEVER TOMORROW NIGHT...WE SHOULD CLEAR
OUT...WITH WELL BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED THROUGH MUCH OF
THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-312315-
/O.CAN.KJKL.FZ.A.0002.141101T0500Z-141101T1500Z/
/O.CON.KJKL.FZ.A.0003.141102T0200Z-141102T1500Z/
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...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...
PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...WHITESBURG...INEZ...PIKEVILLE
1115 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...
...FREEZE WATCH IS CANCELLED FOR TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS CANCELLED THE FREEZE
WATCH FOR TONIGHT. A FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* TEMPERATURES...WIDESPREAD SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
  ON SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH LOWS BOTTOMING OUT IN THE MID TO UPPER
  20S.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING AFTER MIDNIGHT ON
  SATURDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN BELOW FREEZING UNTIL MID MORNING SUNDAY
  MORNING.

* IMPACTS...MOST CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION WILL LIKELY GET
  KILLED ACROSS ALL OF EASTERN KENTUCKY LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY MORNING...EFFECTIVELY ENDING THE GROWING SEASON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

$$

JMW






Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1106 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOW OF THE SEASON FOR THE PARTS OF EASTERN
KENTUCKY...

KYZ085-086-109-110-112-113-115>117-010200-
/O.EXA.KJKL.WW.Y.0023.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
WHITLEY-KNOX-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...JACKSON...HINDMAN...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN
1106 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO
2 PM EDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8
PM THIS EVENING TO 2 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BETWEEN 8 PM AND MIDNIGHT
  TONIGHT AT ELEVATIONS OF 1000 FEET AND ABOVE. THE SNOW LEVEL
  WILL DESCEND TO THE VALLEYS BETWEEN MIDNIGHT TONIGHT AND DAWN
  SATURDAY MORNING. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE BACK TO RAIN
  IN THE VALLEYS ON SATURDAY MORNING...BUT REMAIN AS MOSTLY SNOW
  AT ELEVATIONS OF 1000 FEET AND ABOVE THROUGH EARLY ON SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN INCH IN THE VALLEYS...AND ONE TO THREE
  INCHES AT ELEVATIONS FROM 1000 TO 2500 FEET. ABOVE 2500 FEET...
  THREE TO AS MUCH AS SEVEN INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY THOSE ALONG RIDGE-TOPS AND CROSSING
  THE HIGHER PASSES ABOVE 1000 FEET...MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED...
  SLUSHY OR SLICK...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. VISIBILITIES MAY
  BE REDUCED AT TIMES TO ONE HALF OF A MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF
  HEAVIER SNOW AND ON THE RIDGE-TOPS. AN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGE MAY
  ALSO OCCUR...AS DOWNED TREES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE SNOW
  ACCUMULATING ON FOLIAGE STILL LEFT ON MANY TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
453 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>086-104-106>117-119-
312100-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-
LESLIE-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...SANDY HOOK...
WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...
HYDEN...INEZ
453 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FIRST SNOW OF THE SEASON EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF THE AREA TONIGHT
INTO SATURDAY...

A DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SEND A STRONG COLD FRONT SOUTH
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. THIS LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF
PRECIPITATION FROM TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
TO DROP SHARPLY THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THESE FALLING
TEMPERATURES...WILL ALLOW RAIN TO MIX WITH AND GRADUALLY CHANGE TO
SNOW...STARTING IN THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS ALONG THE VIRGINIA BORDER
EARLY FRIDAY EVENING. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER THROUGH THE NIGHT WITH
VALLEY LOCATIONS MIXING WITH AND CHANGING TO SNOW BETWEEN MIDNIGHT
TONIGHT AND DAWN SATURDAY MORNING. THE SNOW WILL GRADUALLY WIND DOWN
THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

MOST OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RESIDE ON GRASSY AND ELEVATED
SURFACES DUE TO WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES. LITTLE IF ANY SNOW
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE BLUEGRASS REGION OR IN VALLEY
LOCATIONS...HOWEVER UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION MAY OCCUR ON
RIDGETOPS.

IN ADDITION...NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT...WITH
SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHTS. A
HARD FREEZE MAY OCCUR IN THE I-75 CORRIDOR SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH A
HARD FREEZE AND FROST EXPECTED AREA-WIDE SUNDAY NIGHT. THOSE WITH
SENSITIVE PLANTS WILL NEED TO TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT THEM THROUGH THE
WEEKEND.

$$
KAS/GREIF/GEOGERIAN





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