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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
537 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

KYZ087-088-118-041200-
BELL-HARLAN-LETCHER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...
HARLAN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG
537 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM
EST THURSDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR HEAVY RAINFALL OVERNIGHT. THIS MAY LEAD
TO SOME ISOLATED INSTANCES OF FLOODING LATE TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL MOST OF THE DAY ON
WEDNESDAY...WITH A RISK OF FLOODING FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH
THURSDAY.

THE RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING
RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN SNOW WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH SNOW
CONTINUING ON THURSDAY. GENERALLY...LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH
OF ICE IS EXPECTED...WITH 2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION. THIS
WILL LEAD TO TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AVOID UNNECESSARY
TRAVEL IF POSSIBLE. IT MAY ALSO LEAD TO DOWNED TREES AND
BRANCHES...WITH SOME POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE.

VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/JKL FOR THE LATEST
INFORMATION ON BOTH THE FLOODING AND WINTER WEATHER CONCERNS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT RAIN AND SNOW TOTALS TONIGHT
THROUGH THURSDAY.

$$

JMW/GEOGERIAN




Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A HEAVY WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SPREADING HEAVY RAINFALL
ACROSS THE AREA. COLDER AIR WILL GRADUALLY MOVE IN AS THE
PRECIPITATION LINGERS...LIKELY CHANGING RAIN TO A MIXTURE OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WITH SOME SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA. SNOW WILL FINALLY
TAPER OFF THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

KYZ087-088-118-041100-
/O.UPG.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
BELL-HARLAN-LETCHER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...
HARLAN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM
EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY EVENING...CHANGING PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A
  MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN SNOW. FREEZING RAIN
  AND ACCUMULATING SLEET WILL LIKELY BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT...TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW BY DAWN THURSDAY.
  SNOW WILL LIGHTEN AND TAPER OFF BY THURSDAY EVENING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL DEVELOP SLICK SPOTS AS RAIN CHANGES OVER TO
  FREEZING RAIN. IN ADDITION...HEAVY WET SNOW FALLING ON TOP OF
  THESE SLICK ROADWAYS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS.
  PLEASE TAKE EXTREME CAUTION AND AVOID UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IF
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND ICE ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE
TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$
JMW




Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
104 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...

.A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA
TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...BRINGING HEAVY RAINFALL TO
EASTERN KENTUCKY. ADDITIONALLY...MOST OF THE 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>120-041100-
/O.CON.KJKL.FA.A.0001.150304T0000Z-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
104 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
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.

* FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING

* 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN ARE FORECAST TO FALL BETWEEN TONIGHT AND
  THURSDAY. ADDITIONALLY...MOST OF THE LINGERING SNOWPACK WILL BE
  MELTING...ADDING TO THE RUNOFF.

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

&&

$$




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