Owsley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 3:49 PM EST on March 02, 2015

... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Thursday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Winter Storm
Watch... which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Thursday afternoon.

* Timing... colder air will move in from northwest to southeast
Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night... changing
precipitation from rain to a mixture of snow and sleet. Snow
will gradually taper off Thursday morning

* snow and sleet accumulations... 3 to 8 inches are currently
forecast... with the higher amounts occurring along and north of
the mountain Parkway... and the lower amounts occurring along
the Tennessee and Virginia border.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.



Geogerian


Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:44 PM EST on March 02, 2015

... Flood Watch in effect from Tuesday evening through Thursday
evening...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flood Watch for portions of east central Kentucky... northeast
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 northeast Kentucky... Johnson and Martin.
In south central Kentucky... Laurel... McCreary... Pulaski...
Rockcastle... Wayne and Whitley. In southeast Kentucky... Bell...
   Breathitt... Clay... Floyd... Harlan... Jackson... Knott... Knox...
Lee... Leslie... Letcher... Magoffin... Morgan... Owsley... Perry...
Pike and Wolfe.

* From Tuesday evening through Thursday evening

* 2 to 3 inches of rain are forecast to fall between Tuesday night
and Thursday. Additionally... most of the lingering snowpack will
melt off... adding to the runoff.

* Small stream and creek flooding will be possible Tuesday night
through Wednesday... with minor to moderate flooding along larger
rivers possible Wednesday through Thursday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.



Geogerian