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Lexington Outdoor Siren Testing Today at 10am

Lexington Emergency Management will test its network of outdoor warning sirens TODAY, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 10am. If you live near a park or golf course, expect to hear the outdoor siren sound a series of chimes followed by a voice announcement “This is a test” This is a regularly scheduled test – Last […]

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Freeze Watch Tonight

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a Freeze Watch, which is in effect from late Tuesday night through Wednesday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop into the upper 20s in the valleys and into the lower 30s elsewhere in the watch area Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. The killing of sensitive plants and […]

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Know when to call 911

You never know when an emergency will happen. One of the first things you should do is find a phone, likely your mobile or cell phone and decide if you need to call 911. But not every call for an emergency – or what you initially think is an emergency – should be a call […]

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Winter Weather Advisory in effect

Update:  The Winter Weather Advisory has been continued to 8pm on Wednesday, March 21. Be aware that roads are still wet and could be slick and hazardous in spots. Reduce speed and drive carefully.   A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Lexington at 8pm on Tuesday, March 20. The advisory continues to 2pm […]

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March 19-25 is National Poison Prevention Week

The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) will unite with the nation’s 55 poison centers to celebrate the 55th Annual National Poison Prevention Week (NPPW), March 19-25, 2017, a week dedicated to raising awareness about poisoning in the U.S. and highlighting specific ways to prevent it. “From medication mishaps to poisonous outdoor exposures, poisonings […]

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Winter Weather Advisory in Effect for Lexington

Snow accumulations of up to 1 inch are expected. Localized amounts up to 2 inches are possible. Plan on slippery road conditions in spots. Be prepared for reduced visibilities, and gusty winds at times. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and […]

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Significant Snowfall Likely Overnight

A Winter Weather Advisory in is effect for tonight, Friday, March 9, at 11pm until Saturday morning at 7am. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches expected, with locally higher amounts possible. Lexington is included in the advisory area. Plan on slippery road conditions. Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. A Winter Weather […]

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Special Weather Statement ~ Snow showers tonight

Isolated snow showers will move in from the northwest tonight ahead of a clipper system. Some of the heavier snow showers could lead to light snow accumulations. Surface and air temperatures will remain near the freezing mark when the snow is falling, and a few slick spots could develop along roads. Use caution if  traveling tonight […]

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Lexington Homeless Intervention Plan Activated

The Office of Homelessness Prevention & Intervention Weather Plan has been activated due to the forecast of extreme cold temperatures in Lexington. This plan will remain in effect through Friday, March 9, 2018. The plan is activated anytime the temperature is expected to fall below 32 degrees so that people experiencing homelessness in Lexington have warm, secure […]

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Outdoor Warning Siren Testing Today at 10am

Lexington Emergency Management will test its network of outdoor warning sirens TODAY, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 10am. If you live near a park or golf course, expect to hear the outdoor siren sound a series of chimes followed by a voice announcement “This is a test” This is a regularly scheduled test which occurs […]

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