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Severe Weather Statement

Areas Affected: Fleming

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 AM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN FLEMING AND NORTHWESTERN ROWAN COUNTIES... At 1254 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Plummers Landing, or 10 miles northwest of Morehead, moving southeast at 20 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Morehead, Cranston, Munson, Triplett, Hilda, Ringos Mills, Sharkey, Muses Mills, Hillsboro, Hays Crossing, Plummers Landing, Waltz and Goddard. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Flood Advisory

Areas Affected: Fleming

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Northern Fleming County in east central Kentucky...

* Until 230 AM EDT

* At 1230 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding in the advisory area. One and a half to around two and half inches of rain have fallen across the advisory area since around 930 pm EDT.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Flemingsburg, Mount Carmel, Nepton, Foxport, Elizaville, Ewing and Flemingsburg Junction.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.


Flash Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fleming

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Northern Fleming County in east central Kentucky...

* Until 345 AM EDT

* At 1247 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. As much as two and a half to two and three quarters of an inch of rain have already fallen across portions of the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Flemingsburg, Fairview, Mount Carmel, Nepton, Wallingford, Foxport, Elizaville, Ewing and Flemingsburg Junction.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Areas Affected: Fleming; Rowan

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 AM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN FLEMING AND NORTHWESTERN ROWAN COUNTIES... At 1254 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Plummers Landing, or 10 miles northwest of Morehead, moving southeast at 20 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Morehead, Cranston, Munson, Triplett, Hilda, Ringos Mills, Sharkey, Muses Mills, Hillsboro, Hays Crossing, Plummers Landing, Waltz and Goddard. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Severe Weather Statement

Areas Affected: Rowan

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 AM EDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN FLEMING AND NORTHWESTERN ROWAN COUNTIES... At 1254 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Plummers Landing, or 10 miles northwest of Morehead, moving southeast at 20 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include... Morehead, Cranston, Munson, Triplett, Hilda, Ringos Mills, Sharkey, Muses Mills, Hillsboro, Hays Crossing, Plummers Landing, Waltz and Goddard. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


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