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Issued at: 11:45 PM EDT on July 27, 2016, expires at: 11:45 AM EDT on July 28, 2016
  • ...A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Perry...Knox... Letcher...Bell...Leslie...Harlan...and Clay counties through 1230 am EDT on Thursday... At 1141 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from plank to Skidmore to near field to Saylor to Bledsoe to Harlan to near Smith...and moving northeast at 30 mph. Torrential rainfall...frequent lightning...winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include... hazard...Harlan...Hyden...Letcher...Cumberland...Loyall...Evarts... Lynch...Benham...Wallins Creek...Blackey...Daley...Diablock... sunshine...Smith...Partridge...Gander...Stony Fork Junction... Wendover and Maggard. This includes the following highways... hal Rogers Parkway near mile marker 29...and between mile markers 33 and 59. Kentucky Highway 80 in Perry County near mile marker 9. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms...which will cause ponding of water on roadways. Localized flooding is also possible. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Lightning can strike miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. Lat...Lon 3673 8361 3677 8368 3692 8375 3709 8372 3723 8356 3725 8356 3733 8342 3736 8327 3728 8317 3718 8315 3720 8302 3707 8282 3701 8282 3698 8287 3690 8287 3685 8301 3685 8307 3678 8313 3674 8314 3665 8355 time...Mot...loc 0341z 228deg 27kt 3707 8362 3701 8355 3691 8357 3688 8348 3690 8335 3684 8332 3668 8324 Jp 1145 PM EDT Wed Jul 27 2016 ...A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Perry...Knox... Letcher...Bell...Leslie...Harlan...and Clay counties through 1230 am EDT on Thursday... At 1141 PM EDT...a line of strong thunderstorms was along a line extending from plank to Skidmore to near field to Saylor to Bledsoe to Harlan to near Smith...and moving northeast at 30 mph. Torrential rainfall...frequent lightning...winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible with these storms. Locations impacted include... hazard...Harlan...Hyden...Letcher...Cumberland...Loyall...Evarts... Lynch...Benham...Wallins Creek...Blackey...Daley...Diablock... sunshine...Smith...Partridge...Gander...Stony Fork Junction... Wendover and Maggard. This includes the following highways... hal Rogers Parkway near mile marker 29...and between mile markers 33 and 59. Kentucky Highway 80 in Perry County near mile marker 9. Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms...which will cause ponding of water on roadways. Localized flooding is also possible. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Lightning can strike miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. Lat...Lon 3673 8361 3677 8368 3692 8375 3709 8372 3723 8356 3725 8356 3733 8342 3736 8327 3728 8317 3718 8315 3720 8302 3707 8282 3701 8282 3698 8287 3690 8287 3685 8301 3685 8307 3678 8313 3674 8314 3665 8355 time...Mot...loc 0341z 228deg 27kt 3707 8362 3701 8355 3691 8357 3688 8348 3690 8335 3684 8332 3668 8324 Jp

Flash Flood Watch:

Issued at: 10:28 PM EDT on July 27, 2016, expires at: 8:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2016
  • ...Flash Flood Watch now in effect through early Friday morning... A Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for
  • the following Kentucky counties. Bath...Elliott... Estill...Fleming...Menifee...Montgomery...Powell...Rowan... Johnson...Martin...Laurel...McCreary...Pulaski...Rockcastle... Wayne...Whitley...Bell...Breathitt...Clay... Floyd...Harlan... Jackson...Knott...Knox...Lee...Leslie...Letcher...Magoffin... Morgan...Owsley...Perry...Pike...and Wolfe.
  • It is valid through early Friday morning.
  • Repeated rounds of thunderstorms area expected in a very moist atmosphere. This will bring a threat for heavy rainfall...which could result in flash flooding along creeks and small streams, or in poor drainage areas. 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. Hal


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