200  
WGUS63 KLMK 222024  
FFALMK  
 
URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY  
324 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019  
   
..MORE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN
 
 
.A SLOW MOVING WARM FRONT WILL BRING WIDESPREAD RAIN TO THE  
REGION LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. A COLD FRONT WILL THEN BRING  
A STRONG TO SEVERE STORM THREAT SATURDAY EVENING. RENEWED  
FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THESE RAINS MOVE ACROSS SATURATED  
GROUND.  
 
KYZ023>031-033>043-045>049-053>057-061>067-070>078-081-082-230900-  
/O.EXT.KLMK.FF.A.0001.190223T0600Z-190224T0600Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
HANCOCK-BRECKINRIDGE-MEADE-OHIO-GRAYSON-HARDIN-BULLITT-JEFFERSON-  
OLDHAM-HENRY-SHELBY-FRANKLIN-SCOTT-HARRISON-SPENCER-ANDERSON-  
WOODFORD-FAYETTE-BOURBON-NICHOLAS-NELSON-WASHINGTON-MERCER-  
JESSAMINE-CLARK-LARUE-MARION-BOYLE-GARRARD-MADISON-BUTLER-  
EDMONSON-HART-GREEN-TAYLOR-CASEY-LINCOLN-LOGAN-WARREN-SIMPSON-  
ALLEN-BARREN-MONROE-METCALFE-ADAIR-RUSSELL-CUMBERLAND-CLINTON-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LEWISPORT, HAWESVILLE, HARDINSBURG,  
BRANDENBURG, HARTFORD, LEITCHFIELD, ELIZABETHTOWN,  
SHEPHERDSVILLE, LOUISVILLE, LA GRANGE, NEW CASTLE, SHELBYVILLE,  
FRANKFORT, GEORGETOWN, CYNTHIANA, TAYLORSVILLE, LAWRENCEBURG,  
VERSAILLES, LEXINGTON, PARIS, CARLISLE, BARDSTOWN, SPRINGFIELD,  
HARRODSBURG, NICHOLASVILLE, WINCHESTER, HODGENVILLE, LEBANON,  
DANVILLE, LANCASTER, RICHMOND, MORGANTOWN, BROWNSVILLE,  
HORSE CAVE, GREENSBURG, CAMPBELLSVILLE, LIBERTY, STANFORD,  
RUSSELLVILLE, BOWLING GREEN, FRANKLIN, PROVIDENCE, SCOTTSVILLE,  
GLASGOW, TOMPKINSVILLE, EDMONTON, COLUMBIA, JAMESTOWN,  
BURKESVILLE, AND ALBANY  
324 PM EST FRI FEB 22 2019 /224 PM CST FRI FEB 22 2019/  
 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/  
SATURDAY THROUGH LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...  
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR  
 
* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY, NORTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY,  
NORTHWEST KENTUCKY, AND SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY, INCLUDING THE  
FOLLOWING AREAS, IN EAST CENTRAL KENTUCKY, ANDERSON, BOURBON,  
BOYLE, CLARK, FAYETTE, FRANKLIN, GARRARD, HARRISON, JESSAMINE,  
MADISON, MERCER, NICHOLAS, SCOTT, AND WOODFORD. IN NORTH  
CENTRAL KENTUCKY, BRECKINRIDGE, BULLITT, HARDIN, HENRY,  
JEFFERSON, LARUE, MEADE, NELSON, OLDHAM, SHELBY, SPENCER, AND  
WASHINGTON. IN NORTHWEST KENTUCKY, HANCOCK AND OHIO. IN SOUTH  
CENTRAL KENTUCKY, ADAIR, ALLEN, BARREN, BUTLER, CASEY,  
CLINTON, CUMBERLAND, EDMONSON, GRAYSON, GREEN, HART, LINCOLN,  
LOGAN, MARION, METCALFE, MONROE, RUSSELL, SIMPSON, TAYLOR, AND  
WARREN.  
 
* FROM 1 AM EST /MIDNIGHT CST/ SATURDAY THROUGH LATE SATURDAY  
NIGHT  
 
* WIDESPREAD RAINS LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING, FOLLOWED BY  
STORMS SATURDAY EVENING, MOVING OVER WET GROUND MAY LEAD TO  
LOCAL FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING.  
 
* EXPECT FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND NEAR SMALL STREAMS.  
LARGER STREAMS THAT ARE ALREADY HIGH OR IN FLOOD MAY RISE  
FURTHER. FLOODING MAY OCCUR QUICKLY, ESPECIALLY IN THE  
EXPECTED STORMS SATURDAY EVENING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD  
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.  
 
MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION  
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.  
 

 
 

 
 
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