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 Winter Storm Warning  Statement as of 2:54 PM CST on March 4, 2015/


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

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST /noon
CST/ Thursday.

* Timing: rain will transition to sleet this afternoon and
evening. This sleet then will then transition to snow... becoming
heavy by mid evening and continuing into tonight. Snow will end
early Thursday morning.

* Accumulations: 4 to 10 inches of snow across central and north
central Kentucky. Localized higher amounts possible... especially
from the northern Blue Grass to the Nolin and Rough River Lake
areas.

* Main impact: plan on snow covered roads and dangerous travel
conditions. Snow rates may be intense... resulting in rapid
accumulations and low visibilities.

* Other impacts: north winds gusting up to 20 mph tonight. This
combined with the weight of the snow could result in scattered
power outages and downed tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travel will be treacherous with some roads nearly impassable.
Have an emergency kit of blankets... food... water and flashlights
if you must travel.






 Areal Flood Warning  Statement as of 3:44 PM EST on March 4, 2015


The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Anderson County in east central Kentucky...
Bourbon County in east central Kentucky...
Fayette County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Lexington...
Franklin County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Frankfort...
Harrison County in east central Kentucky...
northern Jessamine County in east central Kentucky...
Mercer County in east central Kentucky...
Nicholas County in east central Kentucky...
Scott County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Georgetown...
Woodford County in east central Kentucky...
Breckinridge County in north central Kentucky...
Bullitt County in north central Kentucky...
Hardin County in north central Kentucky...
Henry County in north central Kentucky...
Jefferson County in north central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Louisville...
LaRue County in north central Kentucky...
Meade County in north central Kentucky...
Nelson County in north central Kentucky...
Oldham County in north central Kentucky...
Shelby County in north central Kentucky...
Spencer County in north central Kentucky...
southeastern Trimble County in north central Kentucky...
Washington County in north central Kentucky...
Hancock County in northwest Kentucky...
Ohio County in northwest Kentucky...
Butler County in south central Kentucky...
northern Edmonson County in south central Kentucky...
Grayson County in south central Kentucky...
northwestern Green County in south central Kentucky...
northern Hart County in south central Kentucky...
northwestern Marion County in south central Kentucky...
northwestern Taylor County in south central Kentucky...

* until 845 PM EST/745 PM CST/

* at 341 PM EST/241 PM CST/... local law enforcement officials
continue to report Road closures... significant flooding of low lying
crosses. Many streams and creeks are near or out of their banks.

This will extend the previous areal flood warnings for north central
Kentucky.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from rainfall will cause elevated levels on small
creeks and streams... and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.

To report flooding... have the nearest law enforcement agency relay
your report to the National Weather Service forecast office.


Lat... Lon 3794 8441 3747 8543 3708 8688 3735 8702
      3733 8714 3749 8713 3767 8683 3793 8697
      3800 8682 3784 8663 3812 8647 3815 8632
      3820 8637 3796 8604 3827 8583 3866 8526
      3834 8479 3858 8421 3833 8384 3832 8383


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 Areal Flood Watch  Statement as of 2:43 PM CST on March 4, 2015/


... Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ this
evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Indiana and Kentucky... including the following
areas... in Indiana... Clark in... Crawford in... Floyd in...
Harrison in and Perry in. In Kentucky... Adair KY... Allen KY...
Anderson KY... Barren KY... Bourbon KY... Boyle KY... Breckinridge
KY... Bullitt KY... Butler KY... Casey KY... Clark KY... Clinton
KY... Cumberland KY... Edmonson KY... Fayette KY... Franklin KY...
Garrard KY... Grayson KY... green KY... Hancock KY... Hardin KY...
Harrison KY... Hart KY... Henry KY... Jefferson KY... Jessamine
KY... LaRue KY... Lincoln KY... Logan KY... Madison KY... Marion
KY... Meade KY... Mercer KY... Metcalfe KY... Monroe KY... Nelson
KY... Nicholas KY... Ohio KY... Oldham KY... Russell KY... Scott
KY... Shelby KY... Simpson KY... Spencer KY... Taylor KY... Trimble
KY... Warren KY... Washington KY and Woodford KY.

* Until 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ this evening

* light to moderate rain will continue to fall on soils saturated
from recent snow melt.

* Flooding of low-lying and poorly drained areas is occurring.
Expect minor flooding on small creeks and streams.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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