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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:15 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 1:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST
Thursday...

* colder air will continue to move in from northwest through the
night... changing precipitation from rain... to a mixture of
freezing rain... sleet... and then to snow. Then transitioning to
all snow through the overnight hours. Snow should lighten and
taper off by Thursday afternoon.

* Snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 8 inches with higher
amounts possible... the highest snow and sleet accumulations
generally north of the Cumberland Parkway to hal Rogers Parkway
to KY Highway 80 corridor. Any ice accumulations will generally
be a tenth of an inch or less.

* Snow of this magnitude will make travel difficult to
treacherous. In addition... the heavy wet nature of this snow
will cause stress on weak structures and could also lead to
downed power lines and trees with widespread power outages
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and sleet means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 1:05 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 1:00 PM EST on March 07, 2015


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...
Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...
Johnson County in northeastern Kentucky...
southwestern Knott County in southeastern Kentucky...
southern Lee County in southeastern Kentucky...
northeastern Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky...
Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...
northwestern Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky...
Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky...
Martin County in northeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Magoffin County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 715 PM EST Thursday

* at 105 am EST... rain is currently changing over to sleet and
snow... with snow continuing into the day Thursday. However...
runoff from heavy rain that occurred on Tuesday night and
Wednesday is leading to area flooding on creeks and streams in
some locations. Expect flooding to continue in these areas through
at least Thursday afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
hazard... Paintsville... Prestonsburg... Jackson... Salyersville...
Manchester... Hindman... Inez... Hyden... Booneville... Mason...
Wheelwright... Pippa Passes... Vicco... Warfield... Allen... BUckhorn...
Bush... Corn Fork Hollow and Cressmont.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected.
However... all interested parties should take necessary precautions
immediately.

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.


Lat... Lon 3767 8240 3756 8289 3749 8291 3752 8308
      3733 8306 3734 8266 3719 8301 3702 8306
      3689 8341 3704 8386 3717 8397 3734 8378
      3754 8389 3752 8360 3768 8326 3777 8327
      3799 8303 3788 8262 3796 8253 3776 8231


Jmw


1218 am EST Thu Mar 5 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Lee County in southeastern Kentucky...
Fleming County in east central Kentucky...
Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
Powell County in east central Kentucky...
Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Elliott County in east central Kentucky...
Bath County in east central Kentucky...
Wolfe County in southeastern Kentucky...
Estill County in east central Kentucky...
Rowan County in east central Kentucky...

* until 400 PM EST Thursday

* at 1218 am EST... rain has changed over to sleet and snow... and
should continue as snow into Thursday. However... runoff from heavy
rain that occurred on Tuesday night and Wednesday is leading to
continued flooding along area creeks and streams in some
locations. Expect flooding to continue in these areas. Through the
day Thursday.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Sterling... Morehead... West Liberty... Stanton... Irvine...
Flemingsburg... Owingsville... Beattyville... Sandy Hook...
Frenchburg... Campton... Marshall... Henry... Lewis... Jeffersonville...
Camargo... Clay City... Ravenna... Wellington and Sharpsburg.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected.
However... all interested parties should take necessary precautions
immediately.

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.


Lat... Lon 3852 8363 3819 8327 3827 8317 3817 8292
      3800 8302 3789 8296 3790 8313 3767 8325
      3769 8342 3750 8358 3756 8409 3757 8409
      3782 8410 3781 8412 3782 8411 3794 8397
      3812 8408 3832 8384 3844 8398 3849 8393


Jmw


1152 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Kentucky River at Heidelberg.
* At 10:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Saturday morning.




Lat... Lon 3769 8385 3757 8366 3750 8373 3763 8392





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:36 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


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

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Kentucky... northeast Kentucky... south
central Kentucky and southeast Kentucky... including the
following areas... in east central Kentucky... Bath... Elliott...
Estill... Fleming... Menifee... Montgomery... Powell and Rowan. In
northeast Kentucky... Johnson and Martin. In south central
Kentucky... Laurel... McCreary... Pulaski... Rockcastle... Wayne
and Whitley. In southeast Kentucky... Bell... Breathitt... Clay...
   Floyd... Harlan... Jackson... Knott... Knox... Lee... Leslie...
Letcher... Magoffin... Morgan... Owsley... Perry... Pike and Wolfe.

* Through Thursday evening

* runoff from previous heavy rainfall and snow melt will continue
to make its way into larger creeks... streams... and
rivers... resulting in continued flooding through Thursday.

* Small streams feeding into the larger tributaries will continue
to experience flooding. Larger creeks and rivers will also
continue to rise through Thursday... with minor to moderate
flooding seen across much of the area.

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.



Geogerian


Record Report

Statement as of 1:03 AM EST on March 05, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at London KY...

a record rainfall of 1.79 inch(es) was set at London KY yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.19 set in 2008.


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