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Natural Gas Line Work Planned Along New Circle Road

Columbia Gas of Kentucky crews will purge a natural gas line that runs along New Circle Road on Saturday, February 16, as part of the company’s mandated work to relocate its pipeline for the Kentucky Department of Transportation’s road widening project. Columbia Gas is required to install about 15,000 feet of pipe overall for the […]

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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Tonight

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 6 pm on Friday, February 15 to 7 am on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Minor snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches along and north of the Western Kentucky and Bluegrass Parkways. Minor ice accumulations less than a tenth of an inch south of I-64. Snow begins […]

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Make Valentines Day a Preparedness Day Too!

Valentine’s Day typically means flowers, candy, and even jewelry. A nice dinner out. But true love should last all year round and show how much you care This includes making sure everyone in your family is prepared for life’s little emergencies and full-scale disasters. Just about everyone would love to be a little more prepared […]

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Lexington Restaurant Worker Diagnosed with Hepatitis A

An employee at Gus’s World Famous Fried Chicken, 321 E. Vine St., has been diagnosed with a confirmed case of hepatitis A. As a result, customers who ate at the restaurant from Jan. 23-Feb. 8, 2019, may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus and are advised to get a hepatitis A vaccination. While […]

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Rain Continues with Wind Advisory This Afternoon

Updated 10am, Tuesday, Feb 12 The Flood Watch for portions of southern Indiana and all of central Kentucky has been cancelled. Event rainfall totals along and north of a Bowling Green to Lexington line generally ran from 1.5 inches up to around 4 inches…with a lot falling in the Ohio River basin. This rainfall will keep […]

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Flood Watch Continues Through Tuesday Afternoon

A persistent plume of rainfall will continue along a slow-moving frontal boundary tonight into Tuesday. The rain will be moderate in intensity at times, causing rises on area rivers and streams and likely periods of street flooding. The heaviest rain appears to be from 2 AM EST tonight through 8 AM EST Tuesday ahead of […]

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Rain continues – Flood Watch until Tomorrow Night

A persistent plume of rainfall will continue along a slow-moving frontal boundary tonight into Tuesday. The rain will be moderate in intensity at times, causing rises on area rivers and streams and likely periods of street flooding. The heaviest rain appears to be from 10 pm tonight through 6 am Tuesday ahead of a potent […]

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Be Prepared for Sleet, Freezing Rain Today, Rain & a Flood Watch Tonight and Tomorrow

A mix of light snow and sleet, possibly mixed with a little light freezing rain will affect east-central Kentucky, including Lexington into early this afternoon. With temperatures currently at or a degree or two below freezing, expect some slick spots on roads, especially secondary roads and overpasses. Use caution if driving. Precipitation will diminish and change to […]

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Snow and/or freezing rain possible Sunday morning, Flood Watch Sunday Night

A frontal boundary in the vicinity Sunday morning should allow for precipitation to start around daybreak across the region. Initially, this precipitation likely will start off as either snow or freezing rain. Ground temperatures will warm slowly through the morning hours, but before they rise above freezing, a light dusting of snow or very light […]

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Flood Watch, Wind Advisory in Effect Until Midnight

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect until midnight tonight. Wind gusts will pick up late this morning through tonight. A cold front moving through this evening will shift the wind directions from southerly to westerly. Expect wind gusts, outside of thunderstorms, to around  40 mph. Saturated […]

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