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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 9:15 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 1:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST
Thursday...

* colder air has moved into portions of the warned
area... changing precipitation from rain... to a mixture of snow
and sleet. The mixed precipitation will continue to change over
to all snow through the overnight hours. Snow will lighten and
taper off Thursday afternoon.

* Snow and sleet accumulations of 7 to 9 inches with higher
amounts possible.

* Snow accumulations of this magnitude will make travel
difficult to treacherous. In addition... the heavy wet nature
of this snow will cause stress on weak structures and could
also lead to downed power lines and trees with some power
outages possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and sleet means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight...
food... and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 12:18 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 2:45 PM EST on March 07, 2015


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
rain and snowmelt in...
Lee County in southeastern Kentucky...
Fleming County in east central Kentucky...
Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
Powell County in east central Kentucky...
Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Elliott County in east central Kentucky...
Bath County in east central Kentucky...
Wolfe County in southeastern Kentucky...
Estill County in east central Kentucky...
Rowan County in east central Kentucky...

* until 400 PM EST Thursday

* at 1218 am EST... rain has changed over to sleet and snow... and
should continue as snow into Thursday. However... runoff from heavy
rain that occurred on Tuesday night and Wednesday is leading to
continued flooding along area creeks and streams in some
locations. Expect flooding to continue in these areas. Through the
day Thursday.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Mount Sterling... Morehead... West Liberty... Stanton... Irvine...
Flemingsburg... Owingsville... Beattyville... Sandy Hook...
Frenchburg... Campton... Marshall... Henry... Lewis... Jeffersonville...
Camargo... Clay City... Ravenna... Wellington and Sharpsburg.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported.
Stream rises will be slow and flash flooding is not expected.
However... all interested parties should take necessary precautions
immediately.

Most flood deaths occur in automobiles. Never drive your vehicle into
areas where the water covers the roadway. Flood waters are usually
deeper than they appear. Just one foot of flowing water is powerful
enough to sweep vehicles off the Road. When encountering flooded
roads make the smart choice... turn around... dont drown.


Lat... Lon 3852 8363 3819 8327 3827 8317 3817 8292
      3800 8302 3789 8296 3790 8313 3767 8325
      3769 8342 3750 8358 3756 8409 3757 8409
      3782 8410 3781 8412 3782 8411 3794 8397
      3812 8408 3832 8384 3844 8398 3849 8393


Jmw



1152 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Red River at Clay City.
* From Thursday morning to Friday morning.
* At 11:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
to rise to near 18.5 feet by tomorrow evening.The river will fall
below flood stage by Friday morning.
* At 19.0 feet... moderate flooding begins.



Lat... Lon 3788 8405 3788 8367 3783 8340 3775 8343
      3780 8374 3780 8397




1152 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Kentucky River near Ravenna.
* At 11:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 25.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 29.5 feet by
tomorrow morning. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
morning.
* At 31.0 feet... major flooding occurs.



Lat... Lon 3788 8405 3769 8385 3763 8392 3779 8411





Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 11:36 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday evening...

The Flood Watch continues 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.

* Through Thursday evening

* runoff from previous heavy rainfall and snow melt will continue
to make its way into larger creeks... streams... and
rivers... resulting in continued flooding through Thursday.

* Small streams feeding into the larger tributaries will continue
to experience flooding. Larger creeks and rivers will also
continue to rise through Thursday... with minor to moderate
flooding seen across much of the area.

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


Record Report

Statement as of 1:03 AM EST on March 05, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at London KY...

a record rainfall of 1.79 inch(es) was set at London KY yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 1.19 set in 2008.


Local Storm Report



03/04/2015 0352 PM

Jinks, Estill County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Sang branch Rd closed





03/04/2015 0352 PM

Jinks, Estill County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Sang branch Rd closed





03/04/2015 0224 PM

West Irvine, Estill County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Dark Hollow Road is flooded.





03/04/2015 0224 PM

West Irvine, Estill County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Dark Hollow Road is flooded.





03/04/2015 1150 am

E Irvine, Estill County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadway St/2461 between Irvine and Ravenna is closed due
            to water over roadway





03/04/2015 1150 am

E Irvine, Estill County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadway St/2461 between Irvine and Ravenna is closed due
            to water over roadway





03/04/2015 0130 PM

Ravenna, Estill County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Three homes... one business and multiple vehicles flooded
            at Broadway St between Irvine and Ravenna. Other roads
            closed due to flooding at this time in Estill County
            include Old Landing Road at Buck Creek... jakes heavenly
            Highway... Murphys Ford on Redlick side and Noland Creek
            Road.





03/04/2015 0130 PM

Ravenna, Estill County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Three homes... one business and multiple vehicles flooded
            at Broadway St between Irvine and Ravenna. Other roads
            closed due to flooding at this time in Estill County
            include Old Landing Road at Buck Creek... jakes heavenly
            Highway... Murphys Ford on Redlick side and Noland Creek
            Road.





03/04/2015 1150 am

E Irvine, Estill County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadway St/2461 between Irvine and Ravenna is closed due
            to water over roadway





03/04/2015 1150 am

E Irvine, Estill County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Broadway St/2461 between Irvine and Ravenna is closed due
            to water over roadway





03/04/2015 1150 am

E Irvine, Estill County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Water over roadway at Broadway St/2461 between Irvine and
            Ravenna





03/04/2015 1150 am

E Irvine, Estill County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Water over roadway at Broadway St/2461 between Irvine and
            Ravenna





03/04/2015 1155 am

Ravenna, Estill County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Broadway St/Hwy 1261 is reported to be under water.





03/04/2015 1155 am

Ravenna, Estill County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Broadway St/Hwy 1261 is reported to be under water.





03/04/2015 1034 am

Shade, Estill County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Buck Creek/Hwy 3329 is closed due to flooding.





03/04/2015 1034 am

Shade, Estill County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            Buck Creek/Hwy 3329 is closed due to flooding.





03/04/2015 1034 am

Wisemantown, Estill County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            KY 3328/Red Lick Road is closed due to flooding.





03/04/2015 1034 am

Wisemantown, Estill County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            KY 3328/Red Lick Road is closed due to flooding.



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