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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:43 AM EST on March 06, 2015

Expires 4:15 PM EST on March 06, 2015


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northern Knott County in southeastern Kentucky...
Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky...
east central Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...
Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Magoffin County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 1230 PM EST Friday

* at 230 am EST... the Big Sandy river and several of its tributaries
continue to run high. Backwater from the Big Sandy and its
tributaries is causing ongoing flooding of low lying areas and
smaller creeks and streams. In addition... some roads near the
river could be impassable. The river has crested or was nearing
crest and the water should recede out of the affected areas by
early Friday afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pikeville... Prestonsburg... Hindman... Estill... Coal Run Village...
Wheelwright... Martin... Pippa Passes... Forest Hills... Wayland...
Allen... Chloe... Gunlock... Evanston... Fishtrap Lake... East
McDowell... Alphoretta... Buckingham... Kite and Garden Village.

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.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.


Lat... Lon 3736 8222 3732 8307 3734 8308 3754 8311
      3769 8251 3767 8240 3769 8238 3771 8241
      3772 8239 3773 8232 3767 8229 3763 8219
      3764 8218 3755 8213 3756 8208 3753 8205
      3755 8204 3754 8197


Ray


158 am EST Fri Mar 6 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 130 PM EST Friday

* at 155 am EST... the North Fork of the Kentucky River was in flood
in Breathitt County. Backwater from this is flooding low lying
areas and tributary creeks and streams and some roads near the
river are likely impassable. The river has crested and the water
should recede out of the affected areas by early Friday afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Simpson... Sewell... Rock Lick... Fivemile... Lawson... Vancleve... War
Creek... Wilhurst... Frozen Creek... Paxton... Keck... Oakdale... Moct...
Taulbee and Mountain Valley.

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 3769 8335 3768 8334 3768 8327 3766 8323
      3752 8357 3763 8347 3763 8346 3765 8343
      3769 8342


Jp


141 am EST Fri Mar 6 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 415 PM EST Friday

* at 134 am EST... portions of the South Fork... North Fork... and
Middle Fork of the Kentucky River... the Licking River... and the
levisa and tug Forks of the Big Sandy rivers are still in flood.
Backwater from this is flooding low lying areas and tributary
creeks and streams and has led to Road closures on several roads
near these rivers. The rivers have crested or are nearing crest in
many of these locations and the water should recede out of the
affected areas on Friday.

* Some locations that may 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


Jp


Flood Advisory

Statement as of 6:57 AM EST on March 06, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on March 07, 2015


The Flood Advisory is extended for
the North Fork Kentucky River at Jackson
* until Saturday morning.
* At 6 am Friday the stage was 28.0 feet.The river crested at
29.7 feet Thursday evening.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall today, but run high
until this evening.



Lat... Lon 3760 8370 3770 8346 3747 8329 3742 8338
      3758 8349 3753 8364


Ray



Record Report

Statement as of 4:47 AM EST on March 06, 2015


... Record low temperature set at Jackson KY on Thursday March 5th...

At 1159 PM EST on Thursday March 5th... the temperature fell to 13
degrees at Jackson Julian Carroll Airport near Jackson KY. This
breaks the old record of 20 set in 2002.

Climate records at the Jackson weather office date back to 1981.


Local Storm Report



03/04/2015 0655 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m0.90 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Overnight rainfall of 0.90 inches.




03/04/2015 0600 PM

5 miles se of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            South Fork Road... KY 1098... flooded and impassable
            according to social media report.




03/04/2015 1122 PM

Press, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Water from the South Fork of quicksand creek was covering
            a section of Hwy 1098 and was up in the yard of a home
            near the Highway. A mudslide had also come down the hill
            and up against the back of a trailer next door to the
            home of the person who phoned in the report.




03/05/2015 1200 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m2.58 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Storm total... still raining at time of report.




03/05/2015 0450 PM

4 miles WSW of Vancleve, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by NWS employee.


            KY 541 near the moutain gospel radio station is flooded
            due to high water.





03/05/2015 0150 PM

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Snow m4.8 inch, reported by trained spotter.





03/05/2015 0154 PM

2 miles NW of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Snow m4.7 inch, reported by NWS employee.





03/05/2015 0345 PM

4 miles NE of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Snow m7.3 inch, reported by public.





03/05/2015 0600 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            1.8 inches of snow and 0.2 inches of sleet. Storm total
            liquid is 2.88 inches.




03/05/2015 1042 am

4 miles E of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by NWS employee.





03/05/2015 0450 PM

4 miles WSW of Vancleve, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by NWS employee.


            KY 541 near the moutain gospel radio station is flooded
            due to high water.





03/05/2015 0345 PM

4 miles NE of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Snow m7.3 inch, reported by public.






03/05/2015 0154 PM

2 miles NW of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Snow m4.7 inch, reported by NWS employee.






03/05/2015 0150 PM

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Snow m4.8 inch, reported by trained spotter.






03/05/2015 1042 am

4 miles E of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by NWS employee.






03/05/2015 0600 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            1.8 inches of snow and 0.2 inches of sleet. Storm total
            liquid is 2.88 inches.





03/04/2015 0655 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m0.90 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Overnight rainfall of 0.90 inches.




03/04/2015 0600 PM

5 miles se of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            South Fork Road... KY 1098... flooded and impassable
            according to social media report.




03/04/2015 1122 PM

Press, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Water from the South Fork of quicksand creek was covering
            a section of Hwy 1098 and was up in the yard of a home
            near the Highway. A mudslide had also come down the hill
            and up against the back of a trailer next door to the
            home of the person who phoned in the report.




03/05/2015 1200 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m2.58 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Storm total... still raining at time of report.




03/05/2015 1200 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m2.58 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Storm total... still raining at time of report.





03/04/2015 1122 PM

Press, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Water from the South Fork of quicksand creek was covering
            a section of Hwy 1098 and was up in the yard of a home
            near the Highway. A mudslide had also come down the hill
            and up against the back of a trailer next door to the
            home of the person who phoned in the report.





03/04/2015 0600 PM

5 miles se of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            South Fork Road... KY 1098... flooded and impassable
            according to social media report.





03/04/2015 0655 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m0.90 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Overnight rainfall of 0.90 inches.





03/04/2015 0655 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m0.90 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Overnight rainfall of 0.90 inches.



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 10:50 AM EST on March 06, 2015



... Low temperature reports Friday morning...

Location temp time/date
Hillsboro (coop) -16 f 0800 am 03/06
5 N Mount Sterling (coop) -12 f 0700 am 03/06
Monticello apt -11 f 0656 am 03/06
Mount Sterling apt -9 f 0715 am 03/06
4 S Owingsville -9 f 0635 am 03/06
Clover Bottom 1 WSW -8 f 0700 am 03/06
4 NE Morehead -7 f 0635 am 03/06
Sandy Hook 1 NE -7 f 0800 am 03/06
4 W Paintsville -6 f 0635 am 03/06
2 SW West Liberty -4 f 0605 am 03/06
Cressy (coop) -4 f 0800 am 03/06
Booneville 12sw -4 f 0800 am 03/06
3 N farmers -3 f 0635 am 03/06
5 S McKee -3 f 0630 am 03/06
Cave Run Lake (coop) -2 f 0700 am 03/06
Mount Vernon (coop) -1 f 0800 am 03/06
Wellington -1 f 0700 am 03/06
3 se Barbourville -1 f 0720 am 03/06
13 S Pikeville -1 f 0635 am 03/06
2 NW London 0 f 0650 am 03/06
Ezel 0 f 0700 am 03/06
2 NNE Somerset 1 f 0700 am 03/06
Somerset apt 1 f 0715 am 03/06
Inez 2e (coop) 1 f 0700 am 03/06
Morehead Airport 1 f 0630 am 03/06
3 N Whitley City 2 f 0635 am 03/06
Stanton 2w 2 f 0800 am 03/06
3 se Jackson 2 f 0700 am 03/06
BUckhorn Lake 2 f 0700 am 03/06
Somerset RAWS 3 f 0701 am 03/06
London-Corbin apt 3 f 0653 am 03/06
2 S Booneville 3 f 0640 am 03/06
5 N Hindman 3 f 0650 am 03/06
2 N Flemingsburg (coop) 4 f 0400 am 03/06
1 NW Burnside 4 f 0715 am 03/06
Gimlet 5 f 0800 am 03/06
Oneida 5 f 0915 am 03/06
Carr Fork Lake 5 f 0700 am 03/06
1 WNW koomer rdg 6 f 0700 am 03/06
3 SSE Whitesburg 6 f 0635 am 03/06
Peabody RAWS 6 f 0801 am 03/06
2 se Whitesburg (coop) 6 f 0700 am 03/06
2 NW Whitesburg 7 f 0700 am 03/06
Big Sandy RAWS 7 f 0709 am 03/06
Williamsburg 1nw 7 f 0700 am 03/06
Koomer Ridge 7 f 0709 am 03/06
Beattyville 4n 7 f 0800 am 03/06
Jackson apt RAWS 7 f 0715 am 03/06
Rogers (coop) 8 f 0600 am 03/06
Triangle mtn RAWS 8 f 0702 am 03/06
Skyline (coop) 8 f 0700 am 03/06
Big Sandy apt 8 f 0655 am 03/06
NWS Jackson 8 f 0653 am 03/06
Pike County apt 9 f 0655 am 03/06
Yellow Creek RAWS 10 f 0730 am 03/06
Middlesboro apt 11 f 0655 am 03/06

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.


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