688  
WGUS43 KJKL 202343  
FLWJKL  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY  
643 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
KYC013-071-095-119-131-133-159-193-195-210045-  
/O.NEW.KJKL.FA.W.0009.190220T2343Z-190221T0045Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
HARLAN KY-MARTIN KY-BELL KY-LETCHER KY-LESLIE KY-PERRY KY-KNOTT KY-  
FLOYD KY-PIKE KY-  
643 PM EST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON KY HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...  
HARLAN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
SOUTHEASTERN MARTIN COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
SOUTHEASTERN BELL COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
LETCHER COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
SOUTHEASTERN LESLIE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
SOUTHEASTERN PERRY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
SOUTHERN KNOTT COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
SOUTHEASTERN FLOYD COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
PIKE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KENTUCKY...  
 
* UNTIL 745 PM EST.  
 
* AT 642 PM EST, HEAVIEST RAIN HAD ENDED. HOWEVER, WITH MORE RAIN  
SHOWERS MOVING IN FROM THE WEST, AND HIGH AMOUNTS OF RUNNOFF STILL  
ONGOING, THE AREAL FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED INTO EARLY THIS  
EVENING.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
PIKEVILLE, WHITESBURG, HARLAN, HINDMAN, LETCHER, BATH, CUMBERLAND,  
JENKINS, COAL RUN VILLAGE, LOYALL, ELKHORN CITY AND EVARTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
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.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3659 8371 3706 8340 3777 8231 3774 8233  
3767 8230 3762 8221 3764 8218 3755 8213  
3754 8197 3727 8235 3712 8272 3705 8272  
3698 8287 3690 8287 3685 8307 3674 8314  
3667 8353  
 

 
 
JMW  
 
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