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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:49 PM EST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Watch 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.

* From Tuesday evening through Thursday morning.

* Rainfall amounts of two to two and a half inches will be
possible across the area.

* Excessive runoff could lead to flooding of creeks and streams,
especially in low lying areas. Significant rises will also occur
along larger rivers, with some some points along the red,
Kentucky, and Cumberland River basins possibly exceeding flood
stage.

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


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 3:49 PM EST Feb. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Watch 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.

* From Tuesday evening through Thursday morning.

* Rainfall amounts of two to two and a half inches will be
possible across the area.

* Excessive runoff could lead to flooding of creeks and streams,
especially in low lying areas. Significant rises will also occur
along larger rivers, with some some points along the red,
Kentucky, and Cumberland River basins possibly exceeding flood
stage.

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


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