Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued August 6 at 5:56PM EDT expiring August 6 at 6:30PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY

Posted at 1:56 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 13:56:00-04

The National Weather Service in JACKSON KY has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southeastern Bath County in east central Kentucky…
Northwestern Morgan County in southeastern Kentucky…
Northeastern Menifee County in east central Kentucky…
South central Rowan County in east central Kentucky…

* Until 630 PM EDT.

* At 555 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Ratlitt, or
near Frenchburg, moving east at 30 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
West Liberty, Frenchburg, Henry, Wellington, Malone, Zag, Greear,
Lick Branch, Index, Denniston, Pekin and Liberty Road.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature’s leading
killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to
be struck by lightning.

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