Hazardous Weather Outlook for October 13-15, 2014
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OUT OF LOUISVILLE KY HAS ISSUED THE FOLLOWING HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK AND A FLASHFLOOD WATCH FOR INTER-COUNTY ENERGY’S SERVICE TERRITORY.
OCTOBER 13, 2014…AFTERNOON AND AFTER MIDNIGHT
A LINE OF STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO PUSH INTO THE REGION TONIGHT AS A POTENT STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST. THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL BE AFTER MIDNIGHT BUT INDIVIDUAL STORMS AHEAD OF THE MAIN LINE COULD BE STRONG OR SEVERE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. DAMAGING WINDS, TORRENTIAL RAINFALL AND ISOLATED TORNADOES ARE
THE MAIN WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED TONIGHT. THE HEAVY RAINFALL MAY LEAD TO EXCESSIVE RUNOFF WHICH RESULT IN FLASH FLOODING IN FLOOD PRONE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.
OCTOBER 14, 2014 THRU OCTOBER 15..TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN TUESDAY MORNING WHICH WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL AND GUSTY WINDS.
FLASHFLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 8PM, OCTOBER 14, 2014 FOR ALL OF INTER-COUNTY ENERGY'S SERVICE TERRITORY.
Remember to PLAY IT SAFE AROUND ELECTRICITY and stay clear of downed power lines. Report outages, downed power lines or other emergencies to Inter-County Energy by calling the Outage Reporting Line at 1-866-224-2235.
Inter-County Energy members should always be prepared in the event winter storms cause power outages. Members should have the following items on hand at all times:
Flashlights and fresh, extra batteries
Battery-backup powered NOAA weather radio
Extra food and water
Extra medicine and baby supplies
First aid kit
Emergency heat source