845  
WGUS43 KJKL 162138  
FLWJKL  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY  
538 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018  
 
KYC065-109-125-129-197-203-170045-  
/O.NEW.KJKL.FA.W.0011.180516T2138Z-180517T0045Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
POWELL KY-LAUREL KY-ESTILL KY-JACKSON KY-ROCKCASTLE KY-LEE KY-  
538 PM EDT WED MAY 16 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...  
SOUTHWESTERN POWELL COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...  
NORTHWESTERN LAUREL COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...  
ESTILL COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY...  
WESTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
ROCKCASTLE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY...  
WESTERN LEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
 
* UNTIL 845 PM EDT  
 
* AT 537 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN WHICH WILL CAUSE FLOODING.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
IRVINE, MOUNT VERNON, MCKEE, BOONE, RAVENNA, PILOT, DONARO, BUMMER,  
LEECO, ROBINET, KIMBRELL, GUM SULPHUR, SHOP BRANCH, HORSE LICK,  
SPIRO, WISEMAN CROSSING STATION, CLIMAX, WINSTON, RENFRO VALLEY AND  
PATSEY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, COUNTRY ROADS, FARMLAND, AND OTHER LOW LYING  
SPOTS.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED  
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE. TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN.  
 
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU  
CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3748 8445 3747 8438 3754 8435 3751 8426  
3757 8409 3765 8413 3767 8409 3778 8411  
3781 8408 3782 8410 3781 8412 3784 8408  
3782 8407 3785 8406 3784 8400 3774 8369  
3772 8371 3770 8367 3713 8427 3733 8450  
 

 
 
JMW  
 
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