• Preparedness
    Preparedness Toolkit: Kentucky Utilities Outage Map App

    As we’ve seen over the past few years, severe weather (and occasionally severe traffic accidents) can knock out electrical service in any season. Our partners at Kentucky Utilities provide a great service in their online outage map, which shows the location, severity, cause, and estimated time to resolution for each outage on...

  • Winter Weather
    The Broken Record of Winter Weather

    The novelty has worn off but winter still isn’t finished with us. Looking at the National Weather Service’s current predictions for the next few days, we see another half-inch of snow coming overnight on Friday. This should melt off pretty quickly on Saturday as temperatures rise into the forties during the day....

  • 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...

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