Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
405 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

...INCREASED FLOOD RISK TODAY DUE TO HEAVY RAINFALL...

.LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTHEAST UP THE CUMBERLAND RIVER TODAY
ALONG A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. A BAND OF HEAVY RAIN WILL CONTINUE
TO FALL ALONG THE FRONT...JUST TO THE NORTH OF THE SURFACE LOW
TRACK...OR PRETTY MUCH THROUGH THE HEART OF EAST KENTUCKY.
RAINFALL TOTALS ARE EXPECTED TO ADD UP TO TWO TO THREE INCHES IN A
STRIPE SOUTH OF I-64 AND NORTH OF THE HAL ROGERS PARKWAY WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. A GENERAL ONE TO TWO INCHES OF
RAIN IS LIKELY ELSEWHERE.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-083-141800-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-WAYNE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...BRODHEAD...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...
MONTICELLO
405 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND
  SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST
  CENTRAL KENTUCKY...BATH...ESTILL...FLEMING...MENIFEE...
  MONTGOMERY...POWELL AND ROWAN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...
  PULASKI...ROCKCASTLE AND WAYNE. IN SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...
  JACKSON.

* UNTIL 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.

* RAIN WILL FALL HEAVILY AT TIMES THROUGH THE MIDDAY HOURS BEFORE
  DIMINISHING.

* LOCATIONS THAT REPEATEDLY RECEIVE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
  BE MOST AT RISK FOR FLOODING WITH LOW LYING AND POORLY DRAINED
  AREAS FLOODING FIRST. RAPID RISES ON SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS
  MAY OCCUR AND THERE IS A POSSIBILITY SOME RIVER POINTS WILL
  APPROACH FLOOD STAGE AS WELL DUE TO RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL.

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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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
LAUREL-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-
WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LONDON...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...
CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...
CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...
HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...
COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
405 AM EDT TUE APR 14 2015

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...SOUTH
  CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST KENTUCKY...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...ELLIOTT. IN
  NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...JOHNSON AND MARTIN. IN SOUTH CENTRAL
  KENTUCKY...LAUREL...MCCREARY AND WHITLEY. IN SOUTHEAST
  KENTUCKY...BELL...BREATHITT...CLAY...FLOYD...HARLAN...KNOTT...
  KNOX...LEE...LESLIE...LETCHER...MAGOFFIN...MORGAN...OWSLEY...
  PERRY...PIKE AND WOLFE.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* RAIN WILL FALL HEAVILY AT TIMES THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON
  HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING.

* LOCATIONS THAT REPEATEDLY RECEIVE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL WILL
  BE MOST AT RISK FOR FLOODING WITH LOW LYING AND POORLY DRAINED
  AREAS FLOODING FIRST. RAPID RISES ON SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS
  MAY OCCUR AND THERE IS A POSSIBILITY SOME RIVER POINTS WILL
  APPROACH FLOOD STAGE AS WELL DUE TO RUNOFF FROM THIS RAINFALL.

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.

&&

$$

ABE


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