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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:19 AM EDT on May 02, 2016

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on May 03, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 10 am EDT this morning
through Tuesday morning...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Kentucky...
northeast Kentucky... south central Kentucky and southeast
Kentucky... including the following areas... in east central
Kentucky... Elliott. In northeast Kentucky... Johnson and
Martin. In south central Kentucky... Laurel... McCreary and
Whitley. In southeast Kentucky... Bell... Breathitt... Clay...
Floyd... Harlan... Knott... Knox... Lee... Leslie... Letcher...
Magoffin... Morgan... Owsley... Perry... Pike and Wolfe.

* From 10 am EDT this morning through Tuesday morning

* another round of heavy showers and thunderstorms is expected
across eastern Kentucky this afternoon and evening. Some
rainfall could linger in southeast Kentucky into Tuesday
morning. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are likely... with
locally higher amounts. With the ground already very saturated
and creeks and streams running high... this additional rainfall
could quickly lead to more flash flooding.

* Roads could become blocked or washed out by flash flooding. If
you encounter a flooded Road... be sure to turn around... don't
drown. Houses and businesses in the vicinity of creeks...
streams... and rivers could also be affected by flooding.
Continue to monitor forecasts and any warnings today as
conditions could deteriorate very quickly.

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.




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