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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Please carefully read each posted Warning and Alert as it relates to the area(s) being affected. We provide a wider range of issued warnings for surrounding cities and counties, so some alerts may not directly impact this location. This is done to help with preparing for severe weather that may overlap or be heading towards Central City.

Use the Radar Maps link provided to understand the trajectory of a storm.

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued July 16 at 5:59AM EDT by NWS Charleston WV

The combination of heat and humidity will lead to heat index values approaching the upper 90s this afternoon. A few locations along and south of I-64 could approach triple digit heat indices. Use caution if planning to be outdoors. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check in with relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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Area
Greenup; Carter; Boyd; Lawrence; Athens; Jackson; Vinton; Meigs; Gallia; Lawrence; Wayne; Cabell; Mason; Jackson; Wood; Lincoln; Putnam; Kanawha; Roane; Wirt; Calhoun; Mingo; Logan; Boone

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued July 16 at 3:29AM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH

The combination of heat and humidity will lead to heat index values near 100 degrees this afternoon. Use caution if planning to be outdoors. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check in with relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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Area
Carroll; Gallatin; Owen; Grant; Pendleton; Bracken; Robertson; Mason; Lewis; Scioto

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued July 16 at 3:24AM EDT until July 17 at 7:00PM EDT by NWS Wilmington OH

* WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. * WHERE...The following counties, in southeast Indiana, Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland, the following counties, in Kentucky, Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Lewis, Mason, Owen, Pendleton and Robertson, and the following counties, in Ohio, Adams, Brown, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Highland, Hocking, Licking, Madison, Pickaway, Pike, Ross, Scioto and Warren. * WHEN...From noon EDT today through Wednesday evening. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Several rounds of heavy rain will move across the same area.

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Area
Franklin; Ripley; Dearborn; Ohio; Switzerland; Carroll; Gallatin; Boone; Kenton; Campbell; Owen; Grant; Pendleton; Bracken; Robertson; Mason; Lewis; Madison; Franklin; Licking; Greene; Fayette; Pickaway; Fairfield; Butler; Warren; Clinton; Ross; Hocking; Hamilton; Clermont; Brown; Highland; Adams; Pike; Scioto

Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement issued July 16 at 3:22AM EDT by NWS Jackson KY

Heat impacts are expected today due to the combination of high temperatures in the 90s in most areas and dewpoints around 70. This will result in heat indices ranging from the upper 90s to nearly 105. The heat will be most impactful to those in heat- sensitive industries, as well as for vulnerable populations such as the elderly, young children and infants, as well as pets. Please use proper heat precautions such as drinking plenty of water and seeking shade when outdoors for prolonged periods of time. For more heat-related impacts and an assessment of the heat risk for your area, please visit wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/heatrisk/.

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Fleming; Montgomery; Bath; Rowan; Estill; Powell; Menifee; Rockcastle; Jackson; Pulaski; Laurel; Wayne; McCreary; Whitley; Knox; Bell; Harlan; Elliott; Morgan; Johnson; Wolfe; Magoffin; Floyd; Lee; Breathitt; Knott; Owsley; Perry; Clay; Leslie; Letcher; Martin; Pike

Heat Advisory

Heat Advisory issued July 16 at 2:19AM CDT until July 16 at 8:00PM CDT by NWS Paducah KY

* WHAT...Heat index values around 105 to 110 degrees. * WHERE...Portions of southern Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast Missouri. * WHEN...Until 8 PM CDT /9 PM EDT/ this evening. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Isolated to widely scattered showers and thunderstorms may provide periods of relief from the heat and humidity, mainly along and north of Interstate 64.

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Jefferson; Wayne; Edwards; Wabash; Perry; Franklin; Hamilton; White; Jackson; Williamson; Saline; Gallatin; Union; Johnson; Pope; Hardin; Alexander; Pulaski; Massac; Gibson; Pike; Posey; Vanderburgh; Warrick; Spencer; Fulton; Hickman; Carlisle; Ballard; McCracken; Graves; Livingston; Marshall; Calloway; Crittenden; Lyon; Trigg; Caldwell; Union; Webster; Hopkins; Christian; Henderson; Daviess; McLean; Muhlenberg; Todd; Perry; Bollinger; Cape Girardeau; Wayne; Carter; Ripley; Butler; Stoddard; Scott; Mississippi; New Madrid

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued July 16 at 2:04AM CDT until July 17 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS Paducah KY

Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will develop tonight as a slow-moving frontal boundary moves southward into the region. Training thunderstorms along this boundary will produce very high rainfall rates, leading to a risk of flash flooding. * WHAT...Flash flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be possible. * WHERE...All of southwest Indiana and portions of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois, and northwest Kentucky. * WHEN...From this evening through Wednesday morning. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be flooded. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Multiple rounds of thunderstorms are forecast tonight through Wednesday morning across the Flood Watch area. Widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are forecast, with locally higher amount possible. High rainfall rains and saturated soils will lead to isolated to scattered areas of flash flooding.

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Area
Perry; Jackson; Williamson; Saline; Gallatin; Union; Johnson; Union; Henderson; Daviess; Perry; Bollinger; Cape Girardeau; Wayne; Carter; Ripley

Heat Advisory

Heat Advisory issued July 16 at 2:54AM EDT until July 16 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 105. * WHERE...Portions of southern Indiana and central Kentucky. * WHEN...Until 9 PM EDT /8 PM CDT/ this evening. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

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Area
Orange; Washington; Scott; Jefferson; Dubois; Crawford; Perry; Harrison; Floyd; Clark; Hancock; Breckinridge; Meade; Ohio; Grayson; Hardin; Bullitt; Jefferson; Oldham; Trimble; Henry; Shelby; Franklin; Scott; Harrison; Spencer; Anderson; Woodford; Fayette; Bourbon; Nicholas; Nelson; Washington; Mercer; Jessamine; Clark; Larue; Marion; Boyle; Garrard; Madison; Butler; Edmonson; Hart; Green; Taylor; Casey; Lincoln; Logan; Warren; Simpson; Allen; Barren; Monroe; Metcalfe; Adair; Russell; Cumberland; Clinton

Flood Watch

Flood Watch issued July 16 at 2:50AM EDT until July 17 at 2:00PM EDT by NWS Louisville KY

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible. * WHERE...Portions of Indiana, including the following areas, Clark IN, Crawford, Dubois, Floyd, Harrison IN, Jefferson IN, Orange, Perry, Scott IN and Washington IN and Kentucky, including the following areas, Breckinridge, Franklin, Hancock, Harrison KY, Henry, Jefferson, Meade, Oldham, Scott KY, Shelby and Trimble. * WHEN...From this evening through Wednesday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - Potential for repeated rounds of heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

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Orange; Washington; Scott; Jefferson; Dubois; Crawford; Perry; Harrison; Floyd; Clark; Hancock; Breckinridge; Meade; Jefferson; Oldham; Trimble; Henry; Shelby; Franklin; Scott; Harrison
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