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  • Hydrologic Outlook for Magoffin County, Kentucky
  • Hydrologic Outlook issued February 14 at 5:27AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 11:51 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 5 p.m.
  • ...Several More Periods of Rainfall Possible Into Next Week...
    We are monitoring the potential for several more rounds of
    rainfall today through the middle of next week. With the ground
    already very saturated from recent rainfall, and rivers and creeks
    already running high, additional rainfall could lead to further
    flooding concerns.
    There remains some uncertainty with how much rainfall will occur
    through the next week. However, confidence is increasing that
    most of the area could see an inch or more of rainfall from today
    through Friday evening. The rainfall will be split between two
    systems, one that will impact eastern Kentucky today and tonight,
    and another one associated with an incoming cold front on
    Thursday night into Friday. Light rainfall will be possible during
    the day Thursday as well.
    It does appear the heaviest rainfall may occur with the frontal system
    on Friday, with models coming into better agreement that the main
    axis of heaviest precipitation will remain across northern
    Kentucky. However, it is not out of the realm of possibility that
    this heavier rain axis could still shift slightly farther
    southward into portions of eastern Kentucky. Decent rainfall
    amounts will still impact much of eastern Kentucky outside of this
    heaviest axis as the front moves through on Friday.
    At the very least, this additional rainfall may slow the rate at
    which rivers are receding, especially for the previously hard hit
    Cumberland and Kentucky River basins. However, some new flooding
    potential cannot be ruled out for the upcoming week. Stay tuned
    to NOAA all hazards weather radio and your local media for the
    latest updates over the coming days. You can also visit our
    website at www.weather.gov/jkl.