Summary of Feb 24th & 25th Rainfall

A strong and dynamic storm system races across the Bluegrass State Thursday February 24th and Friday February 25th, dumping 1 1/2 to 3 inches of rain across most of east Kentucky.  The rainfall caused some minor flooding in a few spots and brought modest rises on area rivers, but no major flooding was reported to the National Weather Service Office in Jackson, KY.

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In addition to the heavy rainfall, a strong line of thunderstorms passed across the region late Thursday night downing trees in a few locations.  Also, strong post-frontal winds produced 40 to 50 mph wind gusts in many locations with a peak wind speed of 58 mph noted just south of Morehead.  Here's a look at the storm damage and flooding reports received by the NWS Jackson, KY from the event...

Time Event Location County/State Remarks/Source
11:30 PM
02/24/2011
Non-thunderstorm Wind Damage 1 S Somerset Pulaski, KY
ONE TREE DOWN WHICH FELL ON A VEHICLE.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
11:40 PM
02/24/2011
Flood Means Menifee, KY
THE MENIFEE COUNTY 911 DISPATCHER RECEIVED A REPORT OF WATER ACROSS US HWY 460 IN THE MEANS COMMUNITY.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
12:50 AM
02/25/2011
Flood Monticello Wayne, KY
WATER HAD BACKED UP AND ONTO HWY 92E IN MONTICELLO. THE LAST REPORT OF FLOODING WAS RECEIVED AROUND 430 AM BY THE COUNTY DISPATCH OFFICE.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
12:50 AM
02/25/2011
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Monticello Wayne, KY
A SCREEN DOOR WAS TORN FROM A HOME ALONG HWY 92E IN MONTICELLO. A NUMBER OF POWER OUTAGES WERE ALSO REPORTED IN AND AROUND MONTICELLO. MULTIPLE TREES HAD BEEN BLOWN DOWN ON HWYS 90E AND 92E IN MONTICELLO.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
1:10 AM
02/25/2011
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Williamsburg Whitley, KY
SOME SMALL TREES WERE BLOWN DOWN ALONG HWY 92E NEAR MONTICELLO.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
1:10 AM
02/25/2011
Thunderstorm Wind Damage Keavy Laurel, KY
A TREE FELL ON A CARPORT DAMAGING BOTH CARPORT AND BOAT BEING HOUSED INSIDE THE CARPORT. ANOTHER TREE ALSO FELL ON A BUILDING AT ANOTHER SITE IN KEAVY AND DAMAGED THAT BUILDING AS WELL.
From: AMATEUR RADIO
1:30 AM
02/25/2011
Flood Williamsburg Whitley, KY
SOME MINOR FLOODING WAS REPORTED ALONG HWY 25W JUST NORTH OF WILLIAMSBURG.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
1:53 AM
02/25/2011
58 mph Thunderstorm Wind Gust 1 SSE Ned Perry, KY
ESTIMATED 58 MPH WIND GUST IN NED.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
1:55 AM
02/25/2011
Thunderstorm Wind Damage 3 W Hazard Perry, KY
ONE TREE DOWN ON BROWN CREEK ROAD NEAR 451 AND HAL ROGERS PARKWAY AT MILE MARKER 56.
From: TRAINED SPOTTER
4:40 AM
02/25/2011
Flood Morrill Jackson, KY
WATER HAD BACKED UP OUT OF ROADSIDE DITCHES AND ACROSS HWY 421 IN THE MORRILL AREA ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ROCKCASTLE JACKSON COUNTY LINE.
From: LAW ENFORCEMENT
6:30 AM
02/25/2011
58 mph Non-thunderstorm Wind Gust 2 S Morehead Rowan, KY
TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN RAWS.
From: MESONET



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