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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:43 AM EST on March 06, 2015

Expires 4:15 PM EST on March 06, 2015


The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
northern Knott County in southeastern Kentucky...
Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky...
east central Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...
Pike County in southeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Magoffin County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 1230 PM EST Friday

* at 230 am EST... the Big Sandy river and several of its tributaries
continue to run high. Backwater from the Big Sandy and its
tributaries is causing ongoing flooding of low lying areas and
smaller creeks and streams. In addition... some roads near the
river could be impassable. The river has crested or was nearing
crest and the water should recede out of the affected areas by
early Friday afternoon.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pikeville... Prestonsburg... Hindman... Estill... Coal Run Village...
Wheelwright... Martin... Pippa Passes... Forest Hills... Wayland...
Allen... Chloe... Gunlock... Evanston... Fishtrap Lake... East
McDowell... Alphoretta... Buckingham... Kite and Garden Village.

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.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.


Lat... Lon 3736 8222 3732 8307 3734 8308 3754 8311
      3769 8251 3767 8240 3769 8238 3771 8241
      3772 8239 3773 8232 3767 8229 3763 8219
      3764 8218 3755 8213 3756 8208 3753 8205
      3755 8204 3754 8197


Ray


141 am EST Fri Mar 6 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for...
Clay County in southeastern Kentucky...
Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...
Johnson County in northeastern Kentucky...
southwestern Knott County in southeastern Kentucky...
southern Lee County in southeastern Kentucky...
northeastern Floyd County in southeastern Kentucky...
Breathitt County in southeastern Kentucky...
northwestern Harlan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky...
Owsley County in southeastern Kentucky...
Martin County in northeastern Kentucky...
southeastern Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky...
Magoffin County in southeastern Kentucky...

* until 415 PM EST Friday

* at 134 am EST... portions of the South Fork... North Fork... and
Middle Fork of the Kentucky River... the Licking River... and the
levisa and tug Forks of the Big Sandy rivers are still in flood.
Backwater from this is flooding low lying areas and tributary
creeks and streams and has led to Road closures on several roads
near these rivers. The rivers have crested or are nearing crest in
many of these locations and the water should recede out of the
affected areas on Friday.

* Some locations that may experience flooding include...
hazard... Paintsville... Prestonsburg... Jackson... Salyersville...
Manchester... Hindman... Inez... Hyden... Booneville... Mason...
Wheelwright... Pippa Passes... Vicco... Warfield... Allen...
BUckhorn... Bush... Corn Fork Hollow and Cressmont.

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 3767 8240 3756 8289 3749 8291 3752 8308
      3733 8306 3734 8266 3719 8301 3702 8306
      3689 8341 3704 8386 3717 8397 3734 8378
      3754 8389 3752 8360 3768 8326 3777 8327
      3799 8303 3788 8262 3796 8253 3776 8231


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Flood Advisory

Statement as of 9:55 PM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on March 07, 2015


The Flood Advisory continues for
the levisa Fork Big Sandy river at Prestonsburg
* until late Friday night.
* At 6 PM Thursday the stage was 36.2 feet.
* Bankfull stage is 40.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 40.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will crest near 37 feet by 1 am
Friday morning and then start to fall.



Lat... Lon 3760 8256 3774 8276 3769 8285 3754 8266





Special Statement

Statement as of 4:34 AM EST on March 06, 2015

Expires 10:00 AM EST on March 06, 2015


... Slick Road conditions will continue through this morning...

Many roads... particularly secondary and rural roads... will
continue to be slick or icy this morning due to the recent
snowfall... and cold temperatures. Patchy ground fog may also
contribute to making roads slick in a few locations.

Those traveling this morning should slow down and prepare for
longer travel times to your destination.


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Record Report

Statement as of 4:47 AM EST on March 06, 2015


... Record low temperature set at Jackson KY on Thursday March 5th...

At 1159 PM EST on Thursday March 5th... the temperature fell to 13
degrees at Jackson Julian Carroll Airport near Jackson KY. This
breaks the old record of 20 set in 2002.

Climate records at the Jackson weather office date back to 1981.


Local Storm Report



03/04/2015 0700 am

Grethel, Floyd County.

Debris flow, reported by 911 call center.


            Two mudslides occurred this morning on KY 979 near the
            community of Grethel.




03/04/2015 0330 PM

3 miles NW of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Abbotts Creek out of its banks and flooding a roadway
            based on social media report.




03/04/2015 0559 PM

3 miles NW of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Middle Creek out of its banks. Entering grade school on
            Highway 114.




03/04/2015 0835 PM

Wayland, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Wayland Fire Department reported to local broadcast media
            that Route 7 at the 1086 Junction is down to one Lane due
            to flooding.




03/04/2015 0945 PM

1 miles SSW of Harold, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Old KY 979 impassable due to high water




03/04/2015 1120 PM

Wayland, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Hwy 7 closed due to flooding.




03/05/2015 0600 am

Garret, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            KY 777 at mile 0 to 0.3 was blocked due to floodwaters in
            the vicinity of Garrett.




03/05/2015 0600 am

1 miles S of Osborn, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            KY 1426 is blocked due to floodwaters at spears branch.




03/05/2015 0600 am

Wayland, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            KY Route 7 and KY Route 1086 were reported to be
            completely blocked by floodwater.




03/05/2015 0836 am

Martin, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 1428 was closed due to flooding.




03/05/2015 0458 PM

2 miles N of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.





03/05/2015 0530 PM

5 miles W of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Snow m5.8 inch, reported by public.





03/05/2015 0850 am

5 miles W of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total snowfall. Still snowing at time of
            observation.




03/05/2015 1210 PM

Garret, Floyd County.

Snow e3.0 inch, reported by public.





03/05/2015 1215 PM

3 miles WSW of prestonsburgshin, Floyd County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by NWS employee.





03/05/2015 0530 PM

5 miles W of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Snow m5.8 inch, reported by public.






03/05/2015 0458 PM

2 miles N of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Snow m3.5 inch, reported by trained spotter.






03/05/2015 1215 PM

3 miles WSW of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by NWS employee.






03/05/2015 1210 PM

Garret, Floyd County.

Snow e3.0 inch, reported by public.






03/05/2015 0836 am

Martin, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Highway 1428 was closed due to flooding.





03/05/2015 0850 am

5 miles W of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Snow m3.0 inch, reported by public.


            Storm total snowfall. Still snowing at time of
            observation.





03/05/2015 0600 am

Wayland, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            KY Route 7 and KY Route 1086 were reported to be
            completely blocked by floodwater.




03/05/2015 0600 am

1 miles S of Osborn, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            KY 1426 is blocked due to floodwaters at spears branch.




03/05/2015 0600 am

Garret, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by dept of highways.


            KY 777 at mile 0 to 0.3 was blocked due to floodwaters in
            the vicinity of Garrett.





03/04/2015 0700 am

Grethel, Floyd County.

Debris flow, reported by 911 call center.


            Two mudslides occurred this morning on KY 979 near the
            community of Grethel.




03/04/2015 0330 PM

3 miles NW of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Abbotts Creek out of its banks and flooding a roadway
            based on social media report.




03/04/2015 0559 PM

3 miles NW of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Middle Creek out of its banks. Entering grade school on
            Highway 114.




03/04/2015 0835 PM

Wayland, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Wayland Fire Department reported to local broadcast media
            that Route 7 at the 1086 Junction is down to one Lane due
            to flooding.




03/04/2015 0945 PM

1 miles SSW of Harold, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Old KY 979 impassable due to high water




03/04/2015 1120 PM

Wayland, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Hwy 7 closed due to flooding.




03/04/2015 0945 PM

1 miles SSW of Harold, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Old KY 979 impassable due to high water





03/04/2015 1120 PM

Wayland, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Hwy 7 closed due to flooding.





03/04/2015 0835 PM

Wayland, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by broadcast media.


            Wayland Fire Department reported to local broadcast media
            that Route 7 at the 1086 Junction is down to one Lane due
            to flooding.





03/04/2015 0559 PM

3 miles NW of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by trained spotter.


            Middle Creek out of its banks. Entering grade school on
            Highway 114.





03/04/2015 0330 PM

3 miles NW of Prestonsburg, Floyd County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Abbotts Creek out of its banks and flooding a roadway
            based on social media report.





03/04/2015 0700 am

Grethel, Floyd County.

Debris flow, reported by 911 call center.


            Two mudslides occurred this morning on KY 979 near the
            community of Grethel.



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