…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* Flood Watch for portions of northeast Kentucky, south central
Kentucky, and southeast Kentucky, including the following
areas, in northeast Kentucky, Martin. In south central
Kentucky, Laurel, McCreary, and Whitley. In southeast
Kentucky, Bell, Clay, Floyd, Harlan, Knott, Knox, Leslie,
Letcher, Perry, and Pike.
* From Saturday morning through Saturday evening
* Another round of moderate to heavy round of rainfall is expected
across southeast Kentucky on Saturday. With the ground already
very saturated from previous rainfall, the additional rainfall
could lead to localized flooding of low lying areas. Rainfall
amounts will range from 0.75 to around 1 inch.
* There will be a threat of flooding along area creeks, streams,
and in low lying areas. There may also be a chance for a few
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.