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Kentucky COVID-19 Positivity Rate Continues to Decline – Now 4.12%

Governor Andy Beshear announced Sunday that for the eighth-straight week, Kentucky has again reported a week of declining cases. Beshear confirmed an additional 526 cases of COVID-19 in the commonwealth Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in Kentucky since the pandemic began to 410,709. An additional 13 deaths due to COVID-19 were also confirmed […]

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Flood Warning for Kentucky River-Fayette County CANCELLED

The Flood Warning for the Kentucky River at Ford Lock has been cancelled. At 10:30 PM EST Friday the stage was 25.3 feet. Flood stage is 26.0 feet. The river is expected to fall to 14.1 feet Wednesday evening. Note the river level rose to just .12 inches below record flood stage at Valley View.

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Regional Road Closures Due to Flooding

LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 5, 2021) The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that this advisory is an update for high water and slides. Openings and closures can occur at different times for routes. Water rises and recedes for areas depending on factors including terrain, road location and the amount of rain received. Determining the depth […]

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Flood Warning for Kentucky River in Fayette County until late tonight

The Flood Warning continues for the Kentucky River at Ford Lock until Friday evening. At 7:30 PM EST Thursday the stage was 34.8 feet. Flood stage is 26.0 feet. Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. Forecast…The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow afternoon and continue falling to 14.5 feet Tuesday […]

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KY COVID-19 Update: Thursday, March 4

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 4, 2021) – On Thursday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced 157 new vaccination sites, including one new regional site at Baptist Health LaGrange, bringing the state’s total number of vaccination locations to 567. “This means that vaccine locations are getting closer and closer to you. This is the infrastructure we have to build,” said […]

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How to register for a COVID-19 Vaccination

Vaccination locations Vaccines are being administered by the following providers. Follow the webpages and phone numbers for each provider to find out more information and/or register for a vaccine. Note: Most Kentucky vaccination locations are providing vaccinations for those in groups 1-A and 1B. Vaccinations will start for those in group 1-C on March 1. […]

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Flood Warning Extended for Fayette County Near the Kentucky River

The Flood Warning continues for the Kentucky River at Ford Lock until Friday afternoon. At 8 am EST Thursday the stage was 35.3 feet. Flood stage is 26.0 feet. Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast…The river is crested 38.05 feet on Wednesday. River levels have fallen to 35.3 feet and will […]

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Statewide COVID-19 Positivity Rate Drops to 4.6%

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 3, 2021) – On Wednesday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced more than 731,000 Kentuckians have now had at least the first dose of one of the effective COVID-19 vaccines. “These numbers continue a good trend that we see on declining case numbers. Even better, our positivity rate is now 4.60% as it continues to […]

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How to report flood damage in Fayette County

Fayette County citizens are encourage to report damage from flooding in homes or businesses caused by last weekend’s heavy rains. Governor Andy Beshear has asked President Joe Biden to declare several Kentucky counties a disaster area because of the flooding. Mayor Linda Gorton said the city needs citizens to report their flooding to document the […]

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KY COVID-19 – Statewide Flooding Report for Tuesday, March 2

FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 2, 2021) – On Tuesday, Gov. Andy Beshear updated Kentuckians on the state’s emergency response after record flooding over the weekend. “What we have seen is some of the worst rain in Western Kentucky in parts of Calloway County, to parts of cities underwater in Eastern Kentucky. So many of our people are struggling right […]

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