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Kentucky, Bell

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:02 PM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 1:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening
to 1 PM EST Thursday...

* colder air will move in from northwest to southeast this evening
and tonight... changing precipitation from rain... to a mixture
of freezing rain... sleet... and then to all snow. Freezing rain
and accumulating sleet will likely begin just after midnight
early Thursday morning... before transitioning to accumulating
snow by dawn Thursday. Snow will lighten and taper off by
Thursday evening.

* Snow and sleet accumulations of 2 to 5 inches... with ice
accumulations generally a tenth of an inch or less are
possible.

* Roads will develop slick spots as rain changes over to freezing
rain. In addition... heavy wet snow falling on top of these slick
roadways will make travel difficult and hazardous. Please take
extreme caution and avoid unnecessary travel if possible. Heavy
wet snow could also lead to downed power lines and trees and
since the ground is saturated... isolated power outages would be
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow... sleet... and ice are expected.
Significant amounts of snow and ice 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.



Kas


Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:49 AM EST on March 04, 2015

Expires 6:45 PM EST on March 04, 2015


The National Weather Service in Jackson Kentucky has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Cumberland River at Pineville.
* From this evening to late Thursday night.
* At 10:30 am Wednesday the stage was 992.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 1002 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
to near 1007 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.The river will fall
below flood stage by tomorrow late evening.
* At 1006 feet... Fourmile Road floods.



Lat... Lon 3680 8346 3668 8370 3679 8383 3685 8374
      3680 8366 3688 8350




943 am EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
snowmelt in...
Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Bell County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 645 PM EST Wednesday

* at 938 am EST... many creeks and streams were running near
bankfull. Additional runoff from snow melt as well as light to
occasionally moderate rainfall during the day will result in minor
flooding of creeks and streams.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Harlan... Pineville... Middlesboro... Cumberland... Loyall... Evarts...
Lynch... Closplint... Wallins Creek... Creech... sunshine... Smith...
Calvin... South Wallins... Stony Fork Junction... Ponza... Tway...
shields... Grays Knob and hutch.

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 3659 8393 3665 8396 3668 8388 3679 8379
      3690 8350 3689 8341 3692 8340 3702 8317
      3700 8312 3698 8315 3695 8315 3702 8294
      3698 8287 3690 8287 3685 8301 3685 8307
      3674 8314 3667 8343 3667 8353 3658 8369


Geogerian


Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 12:58 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

* up to an inch of additional rainfall is forecast to fall through
tonight... before precipitation gradually changes over to a
mixture of snow... sleet... and freezing rain. Additionally... any
lingering snowpack will be melting... adding to the runoff.

* Small stream and creek flooding is expected through
tonight... with minor to possibly moderate flooding along larger
rivers expected through Thursday.

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


Local Storm Report



03/04/2015 0102 PM

5 miles se of Pineville, Bell County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Yellow Creek out of its banks near the Page cutoff
            community and blocking Highway 1534.





03/04/2015 0102 PM

5 miles se of Pineville, Bell County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Yellow Creek out of its banks near the Page cutoff
            community and blocking Highway 1534.



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