Lexington, KY (40509)

1:51 PM EST on March 04, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Elev 1017 ft 38.02 °N, 84.40 °W | Updated 6 minutes ago

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Waxing Gibbous, 99% visible
Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 400 ft
Windchill 40 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 1.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen .60 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
SPECI KLEX 041821Z 34010KT 7SM -RA OVC004 03/03 A2998 RMK AO2 CIG 004V008 P0001 T00330028

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Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 7.0 miles
Clouds Overcast 400 ft
Windchill 40 °F
Dew Point 39 °F
Humidity 96%
Rainfall 1.04 in
Snow Depth Not available.
UV 2 out of 12
Pollen .60 out of 12
Air Quality Not available.
Flu Activity Not available.
SPECI KLEX 041821Z 34010KT 7SM -RA OVC004 03/03 A2998 RMK AO2 CIG 004V008 P0001 T00330028

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Winter Storm Warning
Statement as of 9:24 AM CST on March 04, 2015

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST /noon
CST/ Thursday...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 1 PM EST /noon
CST/ Thursday.

* Timing: rain will transition over to sleet by lunchtime in
southern Indiana and towards mid afternoon over the western
Kentucky and Blue Grass parkways. This sleet then will then
transition to snow... becoming heavy by evening and continuing
into tonight. Snow will end Thursday morning.

* Accumulations: 7 to 11 inches of snow across central and north
central Kentucky. Localized higher amounts possible.

* Main impact: major travel disruptions this evening through
Thursday morning. Plan on snow covered roads and dangerous
travel conditions. Snow rates may be intense... resulting in
rapid accumulations.

* Other impacts: north winds gusting up to 20 mph tonight. This
combined with the weight of the snow could result in scattered
power outages and downed tree limbs.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Travel will be treacherous with some roads nearly impassable.
Have an emergency kit of blankets... food... water and flashlights
if you must travel.





Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:09 AM EST on March 04, 2015


The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Anderson County in east central Kentucky...
Bourbon County in east central Kentucky...
Fayette County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Lexington...
Franklin County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Frankfort...
Harrison County in east central Kentucky...
northern Jessamine County in east central Kentucky...
Mercer County in east central Kentucky...
Nicholas County in east central Kentucky...
Scott County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Georgetown...
Woodford County in east central Kentucky...
Washington County in north central Kentucky...

* until 400 PM EST Wednesday

* at 1008 am EST... local law enforcement officials across the area
have reported significant flooding issues. Between 1 and 3 inches
has already fallen. Some roads are closed. Additional rainfall up to
1 inch on top of a very saturated ground will cause creeks and
streams to rise out of banks.

This replaces the areal Flood Advisory.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams... and ponding of water in urban areas...
highways... streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage
areas and low lying spots.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams... and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

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
safely. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3811 8408 3807 8428 3804 8429 3771 8490
      3768 8502 3763 8506 3764 8528 3773 8540
      3790 8513 3799 8517 3805 8506 3833 8496
      3835 8498 3837 8491 3835 8489 3835 8475
      3848 8458 3856 8435 3842 8394 3833 8384


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Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch
Statement as of 7:42 AM CST on March 04, 2015

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
southern Bourbon County in east central Kentucky...
Boyle County in east central Kentucky...
Clark County in east central Kentucky...
southeastern Fayette County in east central Kentucky...
Garrard County in east central Kentucky...
southern Jessamine County in east central Kentucky...
Madison County in east central Kentucky...
southeastern Mercer County in east central Kentucky...
southeastern LaRue County in north central Kentucky...
Adair County in south central Kentucky...
Allen County in south central Kentucky...
Barren County in south central Kentucky...
southern Butler County in south central Kentucky...
Casey County in south central Kentucky...
Clinton County in south central Kentucky...
Cumberland County in south central Kentucky...
Edmonson County in south central Kentucky...
Green County in south central Kentucky...
Hart County in south central Kentucky...
Lincoln County in south central Kentucky...
Logan County in south central Kentucky...
southern Marion County in south central Kentucky...
Metcalfe County in south central Kentucky...
Monroe County in south central Kentucky...
Russell County in south central Kentucky...
Simpson County in south central Kentucky...
Taylor County in south central Kentucky...
Warren County in south central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Bowling Green...

* until 730 PM CST Wednesday/830 PM EST Wednesday/

* at 737 am CST/837 am EST/... Doppler radar has indicated that
between 1 and 2 inches of rain has fallen across the area on top of
a very saturated ground. Local law enforcement report that creeks
and streams are nearing banks. Flooding of low lying roads and
crossings are anticipated.

Additional rainfall amounts of around 1 inch through late afternoon
are expected in the advisory area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from rainfall will cause elevated levels on small
creeks and streams... and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to travel across
flooded roads. Find alternate routes. It takes only a few inches of
swiftly flowing water to carry vehicles away.


Lat... Lon 3665 8706 3705 8704 3747 8551 3755 8550
      3746 8546 3763 8504 3820 8399 3811 8407
      3793 8396 3783 8400 3782 8411 3756 8409
      3748 8444 3733 8450 3734 8457 3712 8490
      3705 8490 3699 8483 3686 8506 3662 8498


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653 am EST Wed Mar 4 2015

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a

* Flood Advisory for...
Anderson County in east central Kentucky...
Bourbon County in east central Kentucky...
Fayette County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Lexington...
Franklin County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Frankfort...
Harrison County in east central Kentucky...
northern Jessamine County in east central Kentucky...
Mercer County in east central Kentucky...
Nicholas County in east central Kentucky...
Scott County in east central Kentucky...
this includes the city of Georgetown...
Woodford County in east central Kentucky...
eastern Nelson County in north central Kentucky...
southern Shelby County in north central Kentucky...
Spencer County in north central Kentucky...
Washington County in north central Kentucky...
northern Marion County in south central Kentucky...

* until 645 PM EST Wednesday

* at 651 am EST... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
heavy rainfall from repeated rain showers over the advisory area. A
half inch to 1 inch of rain has fallen so far and combined with
runoff from recent snow melt minor will cause minor flooding
concerns for the morning commute.

Additional rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch of rain are possible in
the advisory area this morning before rain changes to snow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause elevated levels on
small creeks and streams... and ponding of water on country roads and
farmland along the banks of creeks and streams.

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 3826 8388 3807 8428 3782 8467 3783 8470
      3779 8472 3747 8547 3755 8551 3798 8552
      3799 8549 3802 8552 3809 8547 3819 8511
      3834 8500 3837 8491 3835 8475 3857 8441
      3857 8434 3846 8410 3844 8397 3833 8384


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339 am EST Wed Mar 4 2015 /239 am CST Wed Mar 4 2015/

... Flood Watch now in effect through this evening...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of southern Indiana and all of central Kentucky.

* Through this evening... though a transition to snow from north to
south will occur during the afternoon.

* Heavy rainfall of an additional inch to three inches on soils
saturated from recent snow melt.

* Flooding of low-lying and poorly drained areas is likely.
Minor flooding on small creeks and streams.

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.