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Flood Warning
Issued: 10:12 PM EST Feb. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Cumberland River at Williamsburg.
* At 9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 25.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will hold steady tonight into Friday morning; however,
additional rainfall will allow for a second rise Friday night through
Saturday night, with a second crest at close to 30.2 feet by Sunday morning.
* At 25.0 feet... many low lying areas are flooded, particularly along George
Hayes Road.



Lat... Lon 3670 8407 3672 8437 3697 8443 3698 8429
      3681 8426 3680 8407




Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:53 AM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from tonight through
early Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* the Kentucky counties of 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 in effect from tonight until early Sunday morning.

* Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected tonight and Saturday, and
thunderstorms are possible Saturday night.

* With the ground already saturated, excessive rainfall could lead
to flooding or flash flooding. River flooding is also expected
to become a larger concern. In addition, rock and mudslides may
be a hazard.

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



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 5:53 AM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from tonight through
early Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* the Kentucky counties of 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 in effect from tonight until early Sunday morning.

* Moderate to heavy rainfall is expected tonight and Saturday, and
thunderstorms are possible Saturday night.

* With the ground already saturated, excessive rainfall could lead
to flooding or flash flooding. River flooding is also expected
to become a larger concern. In addition, rock and mudslides may
be a hazard.

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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