Perry Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 9:15 PM EST op 04 maart 2015

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

* colder air will continue to move in from northwest through the
night... changing precipitation from rain... to a mixture of
freezing rain... sleet... and then to snow. Then transitioning to
all snow through the overnight hours. Snow should lighten and
taper off by Thursday afternoon.

* Snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 8 inches with higher
amounts possible... the highest snow and sleet accumulations
generally north of the Cumberland Parkway to hal Rogers Parkway
to KY Highway 80 corridor. Any ice accumulations will generally
be a tenth of an inch or less.

* 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 6:31 PM EST op 04 maart 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 715 am EST Thursday

* at 630 PM EST... Doppler radar indicated light to moderate rainfall
continuing to fall across the area. Up to a half inch of rainfall
is expected between 6:30 and 9:30 PM. Flooding will continue
overnight along creeks and streams... particularly in low lying
areas.

* 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...

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.

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 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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Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 12:58 PM EST op 04 maart 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.



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