Somerset, KY (42501)

4:48 PM EDT on August 04, 2015 (GMT -0400)
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Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
Pressure 30.01 in
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Scattered Clouds 6500 ft
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 67%
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UV 6 out of 12
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METAR KSME 042020Z AUTO 27007KT 10SM -RA SCT034 SCT048 SCT065 29/21 A3001 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW

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Pressure 30.01 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 3400 ft
Scattered Clouds 4800 ft
Scattered Clouds 6500 ft
Heat Index 93 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 67%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 6 out of 12
Pollen 5.40 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
METAR KSME 042020Z AUTO 27007KT 10SM -RA SCT034 SCT048 SCT065 29/21 A3001 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT N AND NW

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Statement as of 4:39 PM EDT on August 04, 2015

The National Weather Service in Jackson KY has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Pulaski County in south central Kentucky...

* until 515 PM EDT

* at 439 PM EDT... a severe thunderstorm was located near Somerset...
moving northeast at 40 mph.

Hazard... quarter size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs... siding and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
Somerset... Pulaski... Science Hill... Pulaski County park... Naomi...
bent... Faubush... Valley Oak... Somerset Pulaski Airport... magnum...
grade... Elihu... Shopville... Hogue... Ruth... Cains store... Stab...
pointer... Woodstock and Bobtown.

This includes the following highways...
Kentucky Highway 80 in Pulaski County between mile markers 17 and
40.
Louis b. Nunn Parkway

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Jackson KY.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm... and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.


Lat... Lon 3712 8490 3716 8484 3729 8446 3719 8432
      3714 8429 3712 8430 3712 8428 3710 8428
      3708 8431 3698 8481 3701 8486 3705 8491
time... Mot... loc 2039z 247deg 33kt 3712 8466

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:26 PM EDT on August 04, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from Wednesday evening through
late Thursday night...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Flash 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... Pulaski and
Rockcastle. In southeast Kentucky... Breathitt... Clay... Floyd...
   Harlan... Jackson... Knott... Lee... Leslie... Letcher...
Magoffin... Morgan... Owsley... Perry... Pike and Wolfe.

* From Wednesday evening through late Thursday night

* numerous to widespread thunderstorms will produce heavy to
locally torrential rains at times from Wednesday night into
Thursday evening. Local rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in
a short amount of time.

* Flash flooding may result in dangerous conditions on roads near
streams and creeks... and in other flood prone 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.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Special Statement
Statement as of 4:36 PM EDT on August 04, 2015

... A strong thunderstorm will affect Pulaski...

At 436 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Faubush... or 11 miles
west of Somerset... moving east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Somerset... Pulaski... Science Hill... Burnside... Pulaski County park...
Naomi... bent... Faubush... Valley Oak... Somerset Pulaski Airport...
magnum... grade... Elihu... Shopville... Hogue... Ruth... Cains store...
Stab... pointer and Woodstock.

This includes the following highways...
Kentucky Highway 80 in Pulaski County between mile markers 17 and
32.
Louis b. Nunn Parkway

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will
cause ponding of water on roadways. Localized flooding is also
possible. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3711 8490 3718 8481 3730 8448 3699 8434
      3698 8435 3699 8482 3701 8486 3705 8491
time... Mot... loc 2036z 255deg 25kt 3706 8482


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436 PM EDT Tue Aug 4 2015

... A strong thunderstorm will affect Pulaski...

At 436 PM EDT... a strong thunderstorm was over Faubush... or 11 miles
west of Somerset... moving east at 30 mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with this
storm.

Locations impacted include...
Somerset... Pulaski... Science Hill... Burnside... Pulaski County park...
Naomi... bent... Faubush... Valley Oak... Somerset Pulaski Airport...
magnum... grade... Elihu... Shopville... Hogue... Ruth... Cains store...
Stab... pointer and Woodstock.

This includes the following highways...
Kentucky Highway 80 in Pulaski County between mile markers 17 and
32.
Louis b. Nunn Parkway

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... which will
cause ponding of water on roadways. Localized flooding is also
possible. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3711 8490 3718 8481 3730 8448 3699 8434
      3698 8435 3699 8482 3701 8486 3705 8491
time... Mot... loc 2036z 255deg 25kt 3706 8482


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