Special Weather Statement issued August 7 at 12:56PM EDT by NWS Jackson KY

Posted at 8:56 AM, Aug 07, 2018

At 1255 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located over Jetts Creek,
or near Booneville, moving east at 20 mph.

Winds in excess of 40 mph are possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include…
Jackson, Chenowee, Grass, Copebranch, Guerrant, Turkey, Curt,
Talbert, Jetts Creek, Canoe, Sebastian’s Branch, Lerose and Houston.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.