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Flash Flood Warning:

Issued at: 11:10 PM EDT on July 5, 2015, expires at: 3:15 AM EDT on July 06, 2015
  • The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a
  • Flash Flood Warning for... southwestern Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky... northeastern Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
  • until 315 am EDT
  • at 1109 PM EDT...Doppler radar indicated nearly stationary showers containing heavy rainfall across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.
  • Some locations that will experience flooding include... Cumberland...Evarts...Lynch...Benham...Gano...Partridge...Gilley... shields...Rileyville...Kenvir...Roxana...Highsplint...Defeated Creek...diane...Leonard...Redbud...kingdom come S.P....Lilley Cornett Woods...trailer and premium. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Turn around...dont drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Lat...Lon 3693 8324 3700 8312 3700 8310 3702 8306 3704 8305 3712 8296 3715 8287 3699 8285 3698 8287 3695 8286 3682 8319 Geogerian

Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 9:18 PM EDT on July 5, 2015, expires at: 6:00 AM EDT on July 06, 2015
  • The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a
  • Flood Advisory for... central Letcher County in southeastern Kentucky... north central Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky... southeastern Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
  • until 115 am EDT
  • at 916 PM EDT...Doppler radar indicated showers containing moderate to heavy rainfall moving back into the area. Excessive runoff will cause minor flooding of creeks and streams...roads...and roadside culverts...particularly in low lying and poor drainage areas.
  • Some locations that will experience flooding include... Whitesburg...Cumberland...Jenkins...Elkhorn City...Fleming-Neon... Partridge...Winters...Fishpond Lake...Ashcamp...Gilley... Whitaker...Tolliver Town...Colly...Gaskill...Defeated Creek... Bellcraft...diane...Cromona...Mayking and ice. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. Move to higher ground. Lat...Lon 3727 8235 3723 8250 3712 8272 3706 8273 3690 8317 3694 8322 3756 8208 3753 8205 3755 8204 3754 8197 Geogerian 843 PM EDT sun Jul 5 2015 The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a
  • Flood Advisory for minor flooding in poor drainage areas for... western Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky... east central Bell County in southeastern Kentucky...
  • until 1145 PM EDT
  • at 841 PM EDT...Doppler radar indicated moderate to heavy rainfall still occurring across the area. Excessive runoff will continue to cause minor flooding of creeks and streams...roads...and roadside culverts...particularly in low lying and poor drainage areas.
  • Some locations that will experience flooding include... Varilla...Blackmont...Pathfork...Callaway...Miracle...Black Snake...Oaks...Balkan...Alva and Insull. This includes the following streams and drainages...foresters creek...Puckett Creek...Flat Branch...Straight Creek...Tom Fork... Cowans branch...Cumberland River...bird branch...Coal Stone Branch... pitmans creek...toms branch...blacksnake branch and brownies creek. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. Move to higher ground. Lat...Lon 3681 8350 3673 8340 3669 8359 3676 8365 Geogerian 837 PM EDT sun Jul 5 2015 The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a
  • Flood Advisory for... northwestern Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
  • until 1130 PM EDT
  • at 835 PM EDT...Doppler radar indicated moderate to heavy rain occurring within an area of slow-moving showers. Excessive runoff will cause minor flooding of creeks and streams...roads...and roadside culverts...particularly in low lying and poor drainage areas.
  • Some locations that will experience flooding include... Harlan...Jonesburg...Rosspoint...Totz...Arthur...Baxter...Big Laurel...laden...Kentenia State Forest...Putney...Pine Mountain... Gatun...incline...Rhea...Divide...Nolansburg...diane...kellioka and Golden Ash. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross safely. Move to higher ground. Lat...Lon 3690 8339 3691 8340 3695 8329 3698 8325 3702 8315 3700 8312 3699 8313 3698 8315 3695 8315 3698 8306 3696 8306 3685 8332 Geogerian 804 PM EDT sun Jul 5 2015 ...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 6 am EDT Monday... The Flash Flood Watch continues for
  • portions of northeast Kentucky and southeast Kentucky... including the following areas...in northeast Kentucky... Johnson...and Martin. In southeast Kentucky...Bell... Breathitt...Floyd...Harlan...Knott...Leslie...Letcher... Magoffin...Perry...and Pike.
  • Until 6 am EDT Monday
  • slow moving showers and thunderstorms are expected to bring locally heavy rainfall on top of already wet ground. This will result in a threat of flash flooding across the area. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued. Geogerian


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