Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service JACKSON KY
241 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018

KYZ068-079-151915-
Rockcastle-Pulaski-
241 PM EDT TUE MAY 15 2018

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN PULASKI
AND SOUTHWESTERN ROCKCASTLE COUNTIES...

At 240 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Bobtown, or
12 miles north of Somerset, moving east at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Bee Lick, Bandy, Quail, Maretburg, Ottowa, Woodstock, Spiro, Wabp,
Hansford, Willailla, Bromo, Level Green, Brodhead and Eubank.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 3735 8457 3735 8455 3733 8451 3738 8449
      3741 8440 3724 8435 3722 8468 3725 8470
TIME...MOT...LOC 1840Z 253DEG 19KT 3726 8461

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