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Kentucky, Breathitt

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:45 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 1:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST this
afternoon...

* colder air will continue to move in from northwest through this
morning changing a wintry mix of sleet and snow to all snow.
The snow may fall heavy at times this morning... before
lightening and tapering off by afternoon.

* 2 to 5 inches of additional snow should fall through early
afternoon. This will bring storm total snow and sleet
accumulations to the 3 to 7 inch range. The higher snow and
sleet accumulations should generally be north of the Cumberland
Parkway... to hal Rogers Parkway... to KY Highway 80 corridor.

* Snow 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 widespread 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 4:23 AM EST on March 05, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EST on March 06, 2015


... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 715 PM EST Thursday for
Clay... Perry... Johnson... southwestern Knott... southern Lee...
northeastern Floyd... Breathitt... northwestern Harlan... Leslie...
Owsley... Martin... southeastern Morgan and Magoffin counties...

At 423 am EST... a mixture of sleet and snow was ongoing... and
expected to change over to all snow this morning... before tapering
off by late this afternoon. However... runoff from heavy rainfall and
snow melt that occurred Tuesday night and Wednesday has resulted in
flooding of some area creeks and streams within the warning. Expect
flooding to continue in these locations through at least this
afternoon.

Some locations that will 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


Jmw


406 am EST Thu Mar 5 2015

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 430 PM EST for
northwestern Breathitt... central Elliott and northeastern Rowan
counties...

At 406 am EST... a mixture of sleet and snow was ongoing... and
expected to change over to all snow this morning... before tapering
off by late this afternoon. However... runoff from heavy rainfall and
snow melt that occurred Tuesday night and Wednesday has resulted in
flooding of some of the creeks and streams within the warning.
Expect flooding to continue in these locations through at least this
afternoon.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Simpson... Sewell... Lawson... Wagner store... Vancleve... War Creek...
Cutuno... Harper... Paxton... Elliottville... Bruin... Oakdale... Vale...
Moct... Taulbee... Triplett... Rock Lick... Fivemile... gates and Waltz.

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 3819 8327 3827 8316 3818 8305 3821 8301
      3818 8292 3811 8289 3801 8302 3801 8309
      3767 8326 3766 8323 3752 8357 3769 8342
      3768 8327 3801 8310 3815 8297 3820 8315
      3816 8329 3823 8341 3836 8348 3840 8341


Jmw


347 am EST Thu Mar 5 2015

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 330 PM EST Thursday for
northern Knott... Floyd... east central Breathitt... Pike and
southeastern Magoffin counties...

At 347 am EST... a mixture of sleet and snow was ongoing... and
expected to change over to all snow this morning... before tapering
off by late this afternoon. However... runoff from heavy rainfall and
snow melt that occurred Tuesday night and Wednesday has resulted in
flooding of some area creeks and streams within the warning. Expect
flooding to continue in these locations through at least this
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...

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.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause ponding of water in
urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as well as other
poor drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not attempt to travel
across flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few
inches of swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.


Lat... Lon 3736 8222 3732 8307 3734 8308 3754 8311
      3769 8251 3767 8246 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


Jmw


1112 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson Kentucky has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the North Fork Kentucky River at Jackson.
* From Thursday morning to late Thursday night.
* At 10:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 22.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 29.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by thusday morning
and continue to rise to near 30.0 feet by early Thursday afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday evening.
* At 29.0 feet... low lying areas flood. Water begins inundating
Wolverine Road just north of the Hays depot bridge.



Lat... Lon 3760 8370 3770 8346 3747 8329 3742 8338
      3758 8349 3753 8364




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



03/05/2015 0600 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            1.8 inches of snow and 0.2 inches of sleet. Storm total
            liquid is 2.88 inches.





03/04/2015 0655 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m0.90 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Overnight rainfall of 0.90 inches.




03/04/2015 0600 PM

5 miles se of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            South Fork Road... KY 1098... flooded and impassable
            according to social media report.




03/04/2015 1122 PM

Press, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Water from the South Fork of quicksand creek was covering
            a section of Hwy 1098 and was up in the yard of a home
            near the Highway. A mudslide had also come down the hill
            and up against the back of a trailer next door to the
            home of the person who phoned in the report.




03/05/2015 1200 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m2.58 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Storm total... still raining at time of report.




03/05/2015 1200 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m2.58 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Storm total... still raining at time of report.





03/04/2015 1122 PM

Press, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Water from the South Fork of quicksand creek was covering
            a section of Hwy 1098 and was up in the yard of a home
            near the Highway. A mudslide had also come down the hill
            and up against the back of a trailer next door to the
            home of the person who phoned in the report.





03/04/2015 0600 PM

5 miles se of Jackson, Breathitt County.

Flood, reported by public.


            South Fork Road... KY 1098... flooded and impassable
            according to social media report.





03/04/2015 0655 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m0.90 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Overnight rainfall of 0.90 inches.





03/04/2015 0655 am

2 miles ESE of Talbert, Breathitt County.

Heavy rain m0.90 inch, reported by NWS employee.


            Overnight rainfall of 0.90 inches.



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