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 Flash Flood Watch  Statement as of 7:22 PM CDT on August 30, 2014/


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Sunday morning...

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Kentucky...
north central Kentucky and south central Kentucky... including
the following areas... in east central Kentucky... Anderson KY...
   Bourbon KY... Boyle KY... Clark KY... Fayette KY... Franklin KY...
   Garrard KY... Harrison KY... Jessamine KY... Madison KY... Mercer
KY... Nicholas KY... Scott KY and Woodford KY. In north central
Kentucky... Henry KY... LaRue KY... Nelson KY... Shelby KY...
Spencer KY and Washington KY. In south central Kentucky...
Adair KY... Allen KY... Barren KY... Casey KY... Clinton KY...
Cumberland KY... Edmonson KY... green KY... Hart KY... Lincoln
KY... Marion KY... Metcalfe KY... Monroe KY... Russell KY...
Simpson KY... Taylor KY and Warren KY.

* Through Sunday morning

* a surge of tropical moisture from the Gulf of Mexico will bring
copious amounts of moisture to the Ohio Valley overnight and
Sunday morning. Rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected
overnight and these storms will be capable of producing
torrential rainfall. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 2
inches will be possible. However... in areas that see repeated
rounds of thunderstorm activity 3 to 4 inches of rainfall may
occur.

* Creeks and rivers may overcome their banks and into roadways
within the Flash Flood Watch area. In addition... typical flood
prone areas and other low-lying spots may quickly flood as heavy
rainfall passes through the region.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



Mj




 Special Statement  Statement as of 7:42 PM EDT on August 30, 2014


... Thunderstorms with torrential rains moving northeast through
portions of the Bluegrass region of central Kentucky...

At 739 PM EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a
thunderstorm 6 miles northwest of Versailles... and moving
northeast at 30 mph.

Occasional lightning... and torrential rain reducing visibilities...
are expected with this storm.

* This storm will also impact...
Georgetown...
Frankfort...
Versailles...
Lawrenceburg...
Cynthiana...
Woodlake and midway...
White Sulphur and Switzer...
Watkinsville and Lancelot Estates...
Duval and Stamping Ground...

Torrential rainfall is occurring. Expect ponding of water on local
roadways. Drivers should slow down and turn on their headlights if
encountering heavy rains.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you are in the path of this storm... seek shelter indoors and stay
away from windows. Stay tuned to NOAA all hazards
radio... weather.Gov/Louisville on the internet... or local media for
later updates and possible warnings.


Lat... Lon 3828 8440 3829 8444 3826 8443 3794 8488
      3795 8495 3803 8507 3837 8472 3850 8456
      3852 8449 3854 8448 3854 8444 3857 8441
      3857 8432 3854 8417 3851 8418 3848 8412
time... Mot... loc 2342z 219deg 24kt 3814 8477



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