Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Jackson KY
329 PM EST Tue Feb 13 2018

...Several More Periods of Rainfall Possible Into Next Week...

We are monitoring the potential for several more rounds of
rainfall from Wednesday through early next week. With the ground
already very saturated from recent rainfall, combined with rivers
and creeks already running high, additional rainfall could lead to
more flooding.

There remains considerable uncertainty with how much rainfall will
occur through early next week. However, confidence is increasing
that most of the area could see an inch or more of rainfall from
Wednesday through Friday. The rainfall will be split between a
system on Wednesday and another one on Friday.

At the very least, this additional rainfall may slow the rate at
which rivers are receding, possibly keeping some flooding ongoing
a bit longer on portions of the Cumberland and Kentucky Rivers.

It appears a heavier axis of rainfall may occur on Friday, but
right now this main axis is forecast to stay to our north.
However, with model uncertainty, it is still possible this band of
heavier rain could shift southward into a portion of eastern

Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards weather radio and your local media
for the latest updates over the coming days.



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