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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Charleston WV
301 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

Carter-Lawrence KY-Dickenson-Buchanan-Lincoln-Putnam-Kanawha-Roane-
Northwest Raleigh-Southeast Raleigh-Northwest Fayette-
Southeast Fayette-Northwest Nicholas-Southeast Nicholas-
Northwest Webster-Southeast Webster-Northwest Pocahontas-
Southeast Pocahontas-Northwest Randolph-Southeast Randolph-
301 PM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Kentucky, southwest Virginia, and portions of central West
Virginia, northeast West Virginia, northern West Virginia,
southeast West Virginia and southern West Virginia.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms, with heavy rain at times, will develop
across the region later this afternoon and tonight. With a saturated
ground in place, area creeks and streams could overflow their banks.
Flood headlines may be necessary.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Additional rounds of precipitation are expected Thursday through the
weekend. This could create additional flooding issues across the
region. Southeast Ohio, and areas near to the Ohio River look to be
the most vulnerable. Additional flood headlines may be necessary.


Spotter activation is not expected at this time.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson KY
400 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

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, and South Williamson
400 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern Kentucky.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

There is a small chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon and
tonight across all of eastern Kentucky.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thunderstorms will be possible on Thursday for far southeast
Kentucky. There will be a potential for heavy rain across most of
the area Thursday afternoon and evening.

Heavy rains will be possible Saturday into Sunday and this could
lead to flooding issues by the end of the weekend.


Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.



Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Morristown TN
318 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

Cherokee-Clay-Scott TN-Campbell-Claiborne-Hancock-Hawkins-
Northwest Cocke-Cocke Smoky Mountains-Northwest Greene-
Southeast Greene-Washington TN-Unicoi-Northwest Carter-
Southeast Carter-Roane-Loudon-Knox-Jefferson-NW Blount-
Blount Smoky Mountains-North Sevier-Sevier Smoky Mountains-
Sequatchie-Bledsoe-Rhea-Meigs-McMinn-Northwest Monroe-
Southeast Monroe-Marion-Hamilton-Bradley-West Polk-East Polk-Lee-
318 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018 /218 AM CST Wed Feb 21 2018/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Southwest North
Carolina...East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Heavy rainfall is possible, especially across the Cumberland
plateau counties and southwest Virginia, Saturday night and
Sunday. This could cause localized flooding.


Spotter activation is not anticipated.


Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook

Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson KY
430 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

...Several Rounds of Rain Through Sunday Means a Potential for
Renewed Flooding Over the Weekend and Into Next Week...

Over the past few weeks eastern Kentucky has received several
episodes of rain and as a result the ground is nearly saturated.
This wet soil will cause much of any rainfall through the weekend
to run off into the creeks and rivers.

A stalled out frontal boundary across Kentucky will bring several
rounds of showers, occasionally heavy, to eastern Kentucky
through the weekend. The heaviest rains are expected to fall on
Thursday afternoon and evening as well as another batch for
Saturday into Sunday. There will also be other times of rain
across portions of eastern Kentucky through the weekend. All
together between 1 and 4 inches of rain can be anticipated for
eastern Kentucky through Sunday with the higher amounts likely
seen to the northwest closer to the Bluegrass and Interstate 64
regions. This rainfall is expected to cause several area creeks
and rivers to rise to near bankfull or possibly flood.

There remains considerable uncertainty with the exact rainfall
totals and the path of any waves that will move along the stalled
front and bring the heavier showers to the area. Stay tuned for
further updates on this excessive rainfall potential through the
upcoming weekend. Flash flood watches or warnings may be issued at
a later time.

As always, if flooding is observed or a warning is issued, move
to higher ground immediately. Never attempt to cross a flooded
roadway. Turn around - Don`t drown!


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