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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson KY
1038 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

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Including the cities of Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello,
Stearns, Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville,
Middlesboro, Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Prestonsburg,
Wheelwright, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Hazard, Manchester, Hyden,
Jenkins, Whitesburg, Coal Run, Elkhorn City, Pikeville,
and South Williamson
1038 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT MONDAY...

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Tonight.

Persistent rainfall will continue through tonight. Rainfall that
continues over the headwaters of the Big Sandy, Cumberland and
Kentucky Rivers will also lead to significant rises on these
tributaries, resulting in minor flooding. Localized flooding will
also be possible, especially along low lying areas and near
creeks and streams near the Tennessee border, and in the higher
terrain along the Virginia border. Please refer to the latest
flood products for more information.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Flooding along the Kentucky and Cumberland Rivers, and their
tributaries, will likely linger through the start of the week.

Thunderstorms will be possible Thursday afternoon and evening, and
again Friday morning through Saturday morning.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are asked to report heavy rainfall, above 1 inch, and
any signs of flooding to the National Weather Service.

$$

JMW/SHALLENBERGER




Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Jackson KY
1033 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...Persistent Rainfall and Runoff will Lead to Continued Flooding
Across Portions Of Southeast Kentucky Through Tonight...

.An upper level low pressure system will continue to lift to the
northeast through the area tonight producing moderate shower
activity. These showers in addition to the heavier rainfall
earlier will produce significant runoff through the night leading
to continued flooding. The showers will taper off by dawn. The
best chance for heavier rainfall and excess runoff problems will
continue to be near the Virginia and Tennessee state lines.

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Including the cities of Middlesboro, Pineville, Cumberland,
Harlan, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Coal Run, Elkhorn City, Pikeville,
and South Williamson
1033 PM EDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT MONDAY...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* A portion of southeast Kentucky, including the following
  areas, Bell, Harlan, Letcher, and Pike.

* Until 8 AM EDT Monday.

* Another 0.25 to 0.50 inches of rainfall are expected through
  tonight across the watch area, with locally higher amounts
  possible. This will bring event total rainfall amounts to
  generally between 2 and 4 inches.

* Heavy rainfall has caused flooding of low lying areas and road
  closures across portions of the watch area. Runoff will continue
  through the night and fast rises on area rivers, creeks, and
  streams will continue to be likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

JMW/SHALLENBERGER



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