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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 7:22 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* flood advisory for...
southeastern Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky...
Jackson County in southeastern Kentucky...
Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
Lee County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Rowan County in east central Kentucky...
Wolfe County in southeastern Kentucky...
Powell County in east central Kentucky...
northeastern Laurel County in south central Kentucky...
southeastern Bath County in east central Kentucky...
Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Estill County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...
northwestern Magoffin County in southeastern Kentucky...
northwestern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...
Elliott County in east central Kentucky...

* until 1015 PM EST.

* At 721 PM EST, heaviest rain had ended. However, high amounts of
runoff are still ongoing, and may lead to continued flooding and
high water concerns through this evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
West Liberty, Stanton, Irvine, Jackson, Beattyville, McKee, Sandy
Hook, Frenchburg, Campton, Booneville, Simpson and Henry.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route. Turn around. Don't drown.


Lat... Lon 3818 8305 3820 8302 3811 8289 3800 8302
      3796 8299 3709 8387 3751 8421 3756 8416
      3757 8409 3765 8413 3767 8409 3782 8409
      3783 8400 3785 8401 3791 8382 3804 8359
      3824 8313


Jmw


648 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* flood advisory for...
northwestern Powell County in east central Kentucky...
Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
Bath County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Estill County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
Fleming County in east central Kentucky...
Rowan County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Elliott County in east central Kentucky...

* until 845 PM EST.

* At 645 PM EST, heaviest rain had ended. However, high amounts of
runoff are still ongoing, and may lead to continued flooding and
high water concerns through this evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Sterling, Morehead, Stanton, Flemingsburg, Owingsville,
Frenchburg, Marshall, Jeffersonville, Camargo, Clay City,
Sharpsburg and Salt Lick.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route. Turn around. Don't drown.


Lat... Lon 3852 8363 3843 8358 3839 8340 3819 8327
      3827 8318 3823 8310 3776 8408 3778 8411
      3781 8408 3781 8412 3784 8411 3783 8400
      3787 8403 3787 8402 3793 8397 3812 8408
      3832 8384 3844 8398 3849 8393 3846 8385


Jmw



100 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues

* through Thursday morning

* rainfall through 7 am on Thursday is expected to average in the
0.75 to 1.25 inch range across the area. Locally higher amounts
are possible.

* Excessive runoff could lead to flooding of poor drainage areas
as well as creeks and streams, especially in adjacent low
lying areas. Significant rises will also occur along larger
rivers, with some some points along the red, main Stem of the
Kentucky, and Cumberland River basins possibly exceeding flood
stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 7:22 PM EST Feb. 20, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* flood advisory for...
southeastern Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky...
Jackson County in southeastern Kentucky...
Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
Lee County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Rowan County in east central Kentucky...
Wolfe County in southeastern Kentucky...
Powell County in east central Kentucky...
northeastern Laurel County in south central Kentucky...
southeastern Bath County in east central Kentucky...
Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Estill County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...
northwestern Magoffin County in southeastern Kentucky...
northwestern Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...
Elliott County in east central Kentucky...

* until 1015 PM EST.

* At 721 PM EST, heaviest rain had ended. However, high amounts of
runoff are still ongoing, and may lead to continued flooding and
high water concerns through this evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
West Liberty, Stanton, Irvine, Jackson, Beattyville, McKee, Sandy
Hook, Frenchburg, Campton, Booneville, Simpson and Henry.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route. Turn around. Don't drown.


Lat... Lon 3818 8305 3820 8302 3811 8289 3800 8302
      3796 8299 3709 8387 3751 8421 3756 8416
      3757 8409 3765 8413 3767 8409 3782 8409
      3783 8400 3785 8401 3791 8382 3804 8359
      3824 8313


Jmw


648 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* flood advisory for...
northwestern Powell County in east central Kentucky...
Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
Bath County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Estill County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
Fleming County in east central Kentucky...
Rowan County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Elliott County in east central Kentucky...

* until 845 PM EST.

* At 645 PM EST, heaviest rain had ended. However, high amounts of
runoff are still ongoing, and may lead to continued flooding and
high water concerns through this evening.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Sterling, Morehead, Stanton, Flemingsburg, Owingsville,
Frenchburg, Marshall, Jeffersonville, Camargo, Clay City,
Sharpsburg and Salt Lick.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route. Turn around. Don't drown.


Lat... Lon 3852 8363 3843 8358 3839 8340 3819 8327
      3827 8318 3823 8310 3776 8408 3778 8411
      3781 8408 3781 8412 3784 8411 3783 8400
      3787 8403 3787 8402 3793 8397 3812 8408
      3832 8384 3844 8398 3849 8393 3846 8385


Jmw



100 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues

* through Thursday morning

* rainfall through 7 am on Thursday is expected to average in the
0.75 to 1.25 inch range across the area. Locally higher amounts
are possible.

* Excessive runoff could lead to flooding of poor drainage areas
as well as creeks and streams, especially in adjacent low
lying areas. Significant rises will also occur along larger
rivers, with some some points along the red, main Stem of the
Kentucky, and Cumberland River basins possibly exceeding flood
stage.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




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