Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 8:55 PM EST on December 6, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 am EST
* Occasional sleet and freezing rain will likely change to snow this
evening... with precipitation then taperin to areas of freezing
* 1 to 3 inches of snow and sleet accumulation is expected...
with less than a tenth of an inch of ice glaze.
* Many roads will become slick tonight... especially those which do
not get treated with salt. Bridges and overpasses will freeze
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 7:08 PM EST on December 6, 2013
The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a
* Flood Warning for...
Bath County in east central Kentucky...
extreme north central Morgan County in southeast Kentucky...
Fleming County in east central Kentucky...
Montgomery County in east central Kentucky...
northern Menifee County in east central Kentucky...
northwestern Elliott County in east central Kentucky...
Rowan County in east central Kentucky...
* until 500 am EST Saturday
* at 654 PM EST... National Weather Service Doppler radar and
rain gages indicate that as much as 2 to 2.5 inches of rain has
fallen since Thursday morning with heavier rain having fallen
to the south of this area. This is leading to rises along
the Licking River and its tributaries as well as in poor
drainage and urban areas. Precipitation is beginning
to taper off. However... continued runoff from this heavy rain
should lead to flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas and
perhaps some secondary roads tonight.
* Some locations that should experience flooding include but are
not limited to... Flemingsburg... Morehead... Mount
Sterling... Owingsville... as well as Camargo... Clearfield...
Cowan... Cranston... Dalesburg... Elizaville...
Elliottville... and farmers.
Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
Lat... Lon 3850 8359 3843 8357 3839 8345 3839 8340
3820 8326 3820 8323 3827 8317 3826 8315
3825 8314 3811 8321 3792 8392 3794 8398
3811 8408 3831 8384 3836 8388 3835 8391
3844 8399 3849 8394 3846 8385 3853 8364
Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 5:48 PM EST on December 6, 2013
... Flood Watch remains in effect through 7am EST Saturday...
The Flood Watch continues 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.
* It is in effect until 7 am EST Saturday.
* With many streams already swollen or out of their banks...
additional rainfall on already saturated ground may cause further
flooding to develop.
* Significant rises will occur on many area streams. Low lying areas
may flood... with the runoff eventually leading to significant rises
or flooding on area rivers.
A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
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.
Statement as of 5:15 PM EST on December 6, 2013
... Another round of wintry precipitation from Saturday evening through
The freezing precipitation will start in the south near the Tennessee
border around 10 PM Saturday night and then quickly spread north
across eastern Kentucky by midnight. As much as two tenths of an inch
of freezing rain is possible in some locations... especially near and
south of the hal Rogers Parkway.
The freezing rain and mixed wintry precipitation will be ending on
Sunday morning near the Tennessee border and then north of I 64 by
Dangerous driving conditions are expected from Saturday evening
through Sunday afternoon as freezing rain and a mix of wintry
precipitation moves across the area.
When you combine the ice... along with the elevation and direction
changes along the Kentucky roads... it becomes extremely dangerous to
drive. A weather advisory for Saturday night and Sunday morning will
most likely be issued by tomorrow morning.
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