• Winter Weather
    Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Fayette County – February 25

    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOUISVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EST /9 PM CST/ THIS EVENING TO 6 AM EST /5 AM CST/ WEDNESDAY. * TIMING: SNOW WILL DEVELOP LATE THIS EVENING ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 65…EXPANDING INTO THE BLUEGRASS REGION...

  • Winter Weather
    Winter Returns – February 25-26, 2014

    As we advised (we won’t say “promised”) last week, winter isn’t quite done with the Bluegrass. The National Weather Service’s forecast calls for more snow overnight, probably between 10:00 pm and 6:00 am. The models vary but the forecasters’ consensus seems to be between half an inch and two inches, with temperatures...

  • Heavy Rain
    Severe “Spring” Weather – February 20, 2014

    Winter isn’t done with us yet, but tonight will give us a foretaste of spring severe weather. The current National Weather Service forecast has Lexington under a flash flood watch and a wind advisory until 1:00 a.m. as a fast-moving line of storms sweeps through the area from the southwest. Predictions call...

  • Travel
    Oversized load traveling through Lexington

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is alerting motorists to an oversized load slowly traveling from Tennessee to Ohio. Diamond Heavy Haul, of Shandon, Ohio, is transporting a 480,000 pound boiler. It entered the Commonwealth from Tennessee on Wednesday on Interstate 24 and headed east toward Barren County via U.S. 68, William H. Natcher...

  • Preparedness
    Preparedness Toolkit: Cell Phone Power Rationing

    We may not yet have flying cars, but most of us think smartphones are a pretty good second prize. In an emergency, your smartphone can be a vital tool for communication and situational awareness – but only as long as its battery lasts. As we saw during Hurricane Sandy, sometimes the kindness...

  • Preparedness
    Preparedness Toolkit: 511 Mobile App

    One of the sites we use for monitoring travel conditions around the region is the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s road map (http://511.ky.gov). The regular site is quite useful, but KYTC recently released a mobile app that optimizes the map for viewing on smartphones. It’s available through Apple’s App Store for iOS devices and...

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