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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 8:24 PM EDT on August 30, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Kentucky... south central Kentucky and southeast Kentucky...including the following areas...in east central Kentucky...Bath...Elliott... Estill...Fleming...Menifee...Montgomery...Powell and Rowan. In south central Kentucky...Laurel...McCreary...Pulaski... Rockcastle...Wayne and Whitley. In southeast Kentucky...Clay... Jackson...Knox...Lee...Morgan...Owsley and Wolfe.

* Through Sunday afternoon.

* An upper level disturbance will pull abundant moisture northward over parts of central and eastern Kentucky over the next 24 hours resulting in periods of showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall likely. In the watch area...rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches with locally higher amounts up to 4 inches are possible. Periods of very heavy rainfall may lead to isolated flash flooding of small creeks and streams and poor draining urban areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation... especially at night. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

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