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Flood Warning
Issued: 5:29 AM EST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the South Fork Kentucky River at Booneville.
* At 5:00 am Friday the stage was 23.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river is forecast to rise above flood stage by
early Saturday afternoon and continue to rise to near 36.0 feet
by Sunday morning. The river is then forecast to fall below flood
stage by early Monday morning.
* At 35.0 feet... water enters the basement of a home off of Highway
30 on the right bank of the river.



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Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
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



624 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Jackson Kentucky has issued a
* flood advisory for
the South Fork Kentucky River at Booneville.
* Until Friday afternoon.
* At 6 PM Wednesday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 26.1 feet by Thursday
morning.
* At 27.0 feet... low lying areas flood. The bridge at upper Wolf
Creek Road, shephards Lane, and the east end of Applegate Road at
Buck Creek are impassable..



Lat... Lon 3757 8366 3748 8362 3734 8363 3732 8375
      3745 8373 3750 8373




Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory
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



624 PM EST Wed Feb 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Jackson Kentucky has issued a
* flood advisory for
the South Fork Kentucky River at Booneville.
* Until Friday afternoon.
* At 6 PM Wednesday the stage was 22.3 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 26.1 feet by Thursday
morning.
* At 27.0 feet... low lying areas flood. The bridge at upper Wolf
Creek Road, shephards Lane, and the east end of Applegate Road at
Buck Creek are impassable..



Lat... Lon 3757 8366 3748 8362 3734 8363 3732 8375
      3745 8373 3750 8373




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