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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Leslie

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for... Northern Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky... West central Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...

* Until 630 PM EST Friday.

* At 259 PM EST, water being held back at Buckhorn Lake Dam continues to be high enough to result in flooding of low lying areas near the Middle Fork of the Kentucky river and its tributaries such as Trace Fork. Flooding will continue, although slow improvements can be expected through the week. Consequently the Flood Warning is being extended.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Buckhorn Lake S.P., Confluence and Shoal.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Perry

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has extended the

* Flood Warning for... Northern Leslie County in southeastern Kentucky... West central Perry County in southeastern Kentucky...

* Until 630 PM EST Friday.

* At 259 PM EST, water being held back at Buckhorn Lake Dam continues to be high enough to result in flooding of low lying areas near the Middle Fork of the Kentucky river and its tributaries such as Trace Fork. Flooding will continue, although slow improvements can be expected through the week. Consequently the Flood Warning is being extended.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Buckhorn Lake S.P., Confluence and Shoal.

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.


Winter Weather Advisory

Areas Affected: Wise

NWS Knoxville (Eastern Tennessee)

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches, with locally higher amounts across the highest elevations.

* WHERE...Wise County.

* WHEN...From 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM EST Thursday.

* IMPACTS...Travel may become difficult due to snow covered roads and reduced visibility especially over the higher elevations.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Wind chill values will dip to between 0 and 10 degrees above at times tonight.

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.