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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
413 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>086-104-106-108-111-
114-116-311615-
/O.CON.KJKL.FF.A.0007.000000T0000Z-140831T2200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-
WOLFE-LEE-OWSLEY-CLAY-
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...CAMPTON...BEATTYVILLE...BOONEVILLE...
MANCHESTER
413 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL 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 SOUTH CENTRAL
  KENTUCKY...LAUREL...MCCREARY...PULASKI...ROCKCASTLE...WAYNE
  AND WHITLEY. IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...CLAY...JACKSON...KNOX...
  LEE...MORGAN...OWSLEY AND WOLFE.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL INTERACT WITH ABUNDANT MOISTURE IN
  PLACE OVER CENTRAL AND EASTERN KENTUCKY AND BRING PERIODS OF
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
  BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. IN MUCH OF THE
  WATCH AREA...THE GROUND IS SATURATED FROM RECENT HEAVY RAIN.
  ADDITIONAL PERIODS OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO ISOLATED
  FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS AND POOR DRAINING URBAN
  AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION...
ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

$$

JP

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
338 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CONTINUE TODAY ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND
EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...

.A TROPICAL PLUME WILL CONTINUE TO PUMP COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE
FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO INTO THE OHIO VALLEY. MULTIPLE UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE REGION YIELDING
ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. WITH SUCH RICH MOISTURE IN
PLACE...TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WILL OCCUR WITH THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

KYZ033>043-045>049-053>057-062>067-071>078-081-082-311800-
/O.EXT.KLMK.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-140831T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-FRANKLIN KY-SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-
ANDERSON KY-WOODFORD KY-FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-
NELSON KY-WASHINGTON KY-MERCER KY-JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-LARUE KY-
MARION KY-BOYLE KY-GARRARD KY-MADISON KY-EDMONSON KY-HART KY-
GREEN KY-TAYLOR KY-CASEY KY-LINCOLN KY-WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-
ALLEN KY-BARREN KY-MONROE KY-METCALFE KY-ADAIR KY-RUSSELL KY-
CUMBERLAND KY-CLINTON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...
GEORGETOWN...CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...
VERSAILLES...LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...
SPRINGFIELD...HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...
HODGENVILLE...LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...
BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...CAMPBELLSVILLE...
LIBERTY...STANFORD...BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN...SCOTTSVILLE...
GLASGOW...TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON...COLUMBIA...JAMESTOWN...
BURKESVILLE...ALBANY
338 AM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014 /238 AM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014/

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND
  SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...ANDERSON KY...BOURBON KY...BOYLE KY...
  CLARK KY...FAYETTE KY...FRANKLIN KY...GARRARD KY...HARRISON
  KY...JESSAMINE KY...MADISON KY...MERCER KY...NICHOLAS KY...
  SCOTT KY AND WOODFORD KY. IN NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...HENRY
  KY...LARUE KY...NELSON KY...SHELBY KY...SPENCER KY AND
  WASHINGTON KY. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...ADAIR KY...ALLEN
  KY...BARREN KY...CASEY KY...CLINTON KY...CUMBERLAND KY...
  EDMONSON KY...GREEN KY...HART KY...LINCOLN KY...MARION KY...
  METCALFE KY...MONROE KY...RUSSELL KY...SIMPSON KY...TAYLOR KY
  AND WARREN KY.

* UNTIL 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS AFTERNOON

* A TROPICAL PLUME FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO WILL BRING COPIOUS
  AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE TO THE OHIO VALLEY THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
  ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AND WILL BE
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. HOWEVER...IN AREAS
  THAT SEE REPEATED ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY UP TO 3 INCHES
  OF RAINFALL MAY OCCUR. THIS WILL BE IN ADDITION TO RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS ALREADY RECEIVED.

* CREEKS AND RIVERS MAY OVERCOME THEIR BANKS AND INTO ROADWAYS
  WITHIN THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH AREA. IN ADDITION...TYPICAL FLOOD
  PRONE AREAS AND OTHER LOW-LYING SPOTS MAY QUICKLY FLOOD AS
  HEAVY RAINFALL PASSES THROUGH THE REGION.

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.

&&

$$

BJS

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