377  
WWUS81 KRLX 210021  
SPSRLX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
821 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016  
 
KYZ101>103-210100-  
BOYD-CARTER-GREENUP-  
821 PM EDT SAT AUG 20 2016  
   
..AN AREA OF HEAVY SHOWERS WILL AFFECT GREENUP
 
CENTRAL CARTER AND  
BOYD COUNTIES...  
 
AT 818 PM EDT...RADAR INDICATED SHOWERS...WITH MAYBE A RUMBLE OF  
THUNDER...WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM SOUTH SHORE TO  
NEAR GRAYSON. MOVEMENT WAS NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.  
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES WILL FALL FROM  
THESE SHOWERS. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY 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.  
 
IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE  
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS  
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF  
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ASHLAND...IRONTON...GRAYSON...COAL GROVE...CANNONSBURG...  
CARTER CAVES STATE PARK...KENOVA...CATLETTSBURG...GREENUP...RUSH...  
LOAD...GESLING...PRINCESS...GREENBO LAKE...OLDTOWN...LETITIA...  
COALTON...NAPLES...FRANKLIN FURNACE AND FLATWOODS.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 64 IN KENTUCKY BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 161 AND  
191.  
 
LAT...LON 3856 8310 3859 8307 3863 8307 3864 8305  
3866 8305 3868 8303 3873 8303 3872 8298  
3876 8289 3873 8287 3869 8288 3858 8284  
3856 8279 3856 8273 3854 8270 3846 8260  
3834 8259 3823 8310 3824 8313 3824 8314  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0018Z 237DEG 14KT 3871 8294 3833 8303  
 

 
 
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