Eastern Kentucky Weather - WYMT

Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Boyd; Carter; Greenup; Lawrence

NWS Charleston (West Virginia)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Charleston has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Lawrence OH. In West Virginia, Cabell, Lincoln, and Wayne.

* Through this evening

* Additional rounds of thunderstorms with very heavy rain may result in flash flooding, especially along small streams and in poor drainage areas.

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


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Cabell; Lincoln; Wayne

NWS Charleston (West Virginia)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Charleston has expanded the

* Flash Flood Watch to include portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Lawrence OH. In West Virginia, Cabell, Lincoln, and Wayne.

* Through this evening

* Additional rounds of thunderstorms with very heavy rain may result in flash flooding, especially along small streams and in poor drainage areas.

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


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Fleming; Rowan

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a

* Flood Warning for... Central Fleming County in east central Kentucky... North central Rowan County in east central Kentucky...

* Until 915 AM EDT

* At 552 AM EDT, local law enforcement reported flooding was still occurring across portions of Fleming county and that some roads were still closed due to flooding. Based on radar estimates, two and a half to four inches of rain have fallen since just before midnight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Plummers Landing, Poplar Plains, Muses Mills, Craintown, Waltz and Goddard.

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.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Rowan

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a

* Flood Warning for... East central Rowan County in east central Kentucky...

* Until 845 AM EDT

* At 539 AM EDT, local law enforcement reported flooding along Buffalo Branch. County dispatch reported that approximately two feet of water was across Buffalo Branch, causing the closure of the road. Radar estimates that four to four and a half inches of rain have fallen across the warned area since just before midnight.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Vale and Elliottville.

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.