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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Bath; Breathitt; Clay; Elliott; Estill; Fleming; Jackson; Johnson; Knox; Laurel; Lee; Magoffin; Martin; McCreary; Menifee; Montgomery; Morgan; Owsley; Powell; Pulaski; Rockcastle; Rowan; Wayne; Whitley; Wolfe

NWS Jackson (Eastern Kentucky)

...Flash Flood Watch Expanded and Extended into Wednesday... .Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will affect the area until a cold front passes through on Wednesday. With the recent rains, the ground is already saturated in many areas. Additional heavy rain may lead to flash flooding. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON... The Flash 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, Breathitt, Clay, Jackson, Knox, Lee, Magoffin, Morgan, Owsley, and Wolfe.

* Through Wednesday afternoon

* Saturated ground along with rounds of moderate to heavy rain through Wednesday may lead to flooding.

* Flooding of creeks and streams, especially in low lying areas, will be possible. Also, there is an increased potential for mudslides due to saturated soils.

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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