Special Weather Statement issued August 6 at 5:51PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY

Posted at 1:51 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 13:51:00-04

At 550 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Hope, or 7
miles northwest of Frenchburg, moving east at 30 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and pea size hail are possible with this

Locations impacted include…
West Liberty, Frenchburg, Henry, Wellington, Zag, Greear, Blairs
Mills, Mize, Rothwell, Yale, Denniston, Pekin, Liberty Road, Omer,
Bangor, Dehart, Panama, Ratlitt, Zilpo and Scranton.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.