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    Be Safe When Using Extra Heaters in the Home

    Children are at a heightened risk for death or injury in home fires because they are often too young to understand the immediate risk and because they can’t always independently escape from a fire. Between 2007 and 2011, the leading factor contributing to home heating fire deaths was heating equipment being positioned...

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    Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk

    Fans Don’t Let Fans Drive Drunk Designated Drivers are MVPs FRANKFORT, Ky. (Jan. 29, 2014) – As Super Bowl Sunday approaches and football fans across the country prepare for the game, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), along with the National Football League (NFL) and Techniques for...

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    Special Weather Statement – Monday, January 27, 2014

    FALLING TEMPERATURES AND BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS EVENING. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO WEAKEN AROUND MIDNIGHT YET TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL. LOW TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM JUST BELOW ZERO ACROSS PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN INDIANA AND THE NORTHERN BLUEGRASS TO MIDDLE AND UPPER SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS SOUTH- CENTRAL KENTUCKY ARE EXPECTED...

  • Winter Weather
    It’s Tower of Terror Week Weather-wise for Lexington

    Ever been to Walt Disney World and taken a trip on the Tower of Terror? Once you’re in you don’t know if you’re going up, down, sideways, forward or back. It’s a real fright. Weather wise – This is Tower of Terror Week. Near 50 today, but the low Monday night will...

  • Now You Know
    What’s an Alberta Clipper?

    The term “Alberta Clipper” has featured in some news coverage of our recent weather. We were curious about the term’s precise meaning and origin, so we went looking for answers – and found them on the National Weather Service’s site (also the source of the illustration to the right). According to the...

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    City road crews move toward round-the-clock shifts for weekend

    From the LFUCG Division of Government Communications: With a winter weather advisory in effect for Saturday, the city’s Division of Streets and Roads and Division of Water Quality will move toward round-the-clock operations this weekend. The advisory is in effect from 1 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, with the forecast calling for...

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