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

...NEAR FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT...
...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES EXPECTED SATURDAY NIGHT...

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-312000-
/O.CON.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
533 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

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

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

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO AROUND THE FREEZING MARK IN MOST
  LOCATIONS LATE TONIGHT...WITH MID TO UPPER 20S EXPECTED FOR
  ELEVATIONS AT OR ABOVE 2500 FEET. WIDESPREAD SUB-FREEZING
  TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ON SATURDAY NIGHT...WITH LOWS BOTTOMING
  OUT IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S.

* TIMING...TEMPERATURES WILL DROP TO AROUND THE FREEZING MARK NEAR
  DAWN SATURDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL FALL BELOW FREEZING AFTER
  MIDNIGHT ON SATURDAY NIGHT AND REMAIN BELOW FREEZING UNTIL MID
  MORNING SUNDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...SOME SENSITIVE PLANTS MAY GET DAMAGED OR KILLED LATE
  TONIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY FOR ELEVATIONS AT
  OR ABOVE 2500 FEET. 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/JP/GEOGERIAN

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