Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jackson KY
1158 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

Including the cities of Barbourville, Middlesboro, Pineville,
Cumberland, Harlan, Paintsville, Salyersville, Prestonsburg,
Wheelwright, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Hazard, Manchester,
Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run, Elkhorn City,
Pikeville, and South Williamson
1158 AM EDT Wed Apr 18 2018

...Gusty Winds Expected This Afternoon and Tonight...

An approaching cold front will bring increasing southwest winds
this afternoon and early this evening. The front will then move
through the area tonight, with the winds shifting to west. The
strongest winds are expected to occur along and just behind the
passage of the cold front. Sustained winds of 10 to 20 mph, with
gusts of 30 to 35 mph are expected. Winds this strong will blow
around loose objects and make driving difficult.



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