Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
700 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

KYZ088-109-110-112-113-115-117>120-201145-
KNOTT-HARLAN-BREATHITT-MAGOFFIN-MARTIN-LESLIE-LETCHER-FLOYD-PIKE-
PERRY-
700 AM EDT MON APR 20 2015

...A LINE OF SHOWERS AND A COUPLE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL
AFFECT KNOTT...HARLAN...BREATHITT...MAGOFFIN...MARTIN...LESLIE...
LETCHER...FLOYD...PIKE...PERRY...

AT 659 AM EDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM MID TO ROXANA TO BIG BLACK MOUNTAIN TO NEAR BIG STONE
GAP...AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PIKEVILLE...HAZARD...PRESTONSBURG...WHITESBURG...HARLAN...HINDMAN...
ESTILL...CUMBERLAND...JENKINS...COAL RUN VILLAGE...LOYALL...ELKHORN
CITY...EVARTS...WHEELWRIGHT...FLEMING-NEON...LYNCH...MARTIN...PIPPA
PASSES...BENHAM AND FOREST HILLS.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN KNOTT COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 20.
 KENTUCKY HIGHWAY 80 IN PERRY COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 11 AND 15.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 119 IN PIKE COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 23.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN FLOYD COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 15.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN LETCHER COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.
 U.S. HIGHWAY 23 IN PIKE COUNTY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 32.

LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE OUT TO 15 MILES FROM THE PARENT THUNDERSTORM.
IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER... YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY
LIGHTNING. MOVE TO SAFE SHELTER NOW. DO NOT BE CAUGHT ON THE WATER
IN A THUNDERSTORM.

&&

LAT...LON 3749 8203 3727 8235 3712 8272 3705 8272
      3698 8287 3693 8286 3688 8289 3685 8307
      3674 8314 3667 8340 3687 8337 3751 8310
      3783 8241 3776 8231 3774 8233 3767 8230
      3762 8221 3765 8218 3755 8213 3754 8203
TIME...MOT...LOC 1059Z 263DEG 40KT 3752 8289 3712 8294 3690 8290 3678
8281

$$

JP



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