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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 PM EST on March 07, 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


402 am EST Thu Mar 5 2015

... A Flood Warning for rain and snowmelt remains in effect until 400
PM EST Thursday for Lee... Fleming... Menifee... Powell... Montgomery...
Morgan... Elliott... Bath... Wolfe... Estill and Rowan counties...

At 402 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
snowmelt 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...
Mount Sterling... Morehead... West Liberty... Stanton... Irvine...
Flemingsburg... Owingsville... Beattyville... Sandy Hook... Frenchburg...
Campton... Marshall... Henry... Lewis... Jeffersonville... Camargo... Clay
City... Ravenna... Wellington and Sharpsburg.

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 3852 8363 3819 8327 3827 8317 3817 8292
      3800 8302 3789 8296 3790 8313 3767 8325
      3769 8342 3750 8358 3756 8409 3757 8409
      3782 8410 3781 8412 3782 8411 3794 8397
      3812 8408 3832 8384 3844 8398 3849 8393


Jmw


1152 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Kentucky River at Heidelberg.
* At 10:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 21.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 23.0 feet by
tomorrow early afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
Saturday morning.




Lat... Lon 3769 8385 3757 8366 3750 8373 3763 8392





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 0930 am

Beattyville, Lee County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.






03/05/2015 0930 am

Beattyville, Lee County.

Snow m5.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.






03/05/2015 0700 am

2 miles WNW of Beattyville, Lee County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total so far. Snowing very heavy presently.





03/05/2015 0700 am

2 miles WNW of Beattyville, Lee County.

Snow m2.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Storm total so far. Snowing very heavy presently.





03/05/2015 0711 am

1 miles W of Beattyville, Lee County.

Snow e4.0 inch, reported by dept of highways.


            Generally 4 inches storm total around the garage. Started
            off as sleet... then switched over to more snow after
            about an hour. Still snowing at time of observation.





03/05/2015 0711 am

1 miles W of Beattyville, Lee County.

Snow e4.0 inch, reported by dept of highways.


            Generally 4 inches storm total around the garage. Started
            off as sleet... then switched over to more snow after
            about an hour. Still snowing at time of observation.



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Arkansas - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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