Flash Flood Warning expires at 1:00 AM on 8/21, issued at 7:11 PM Ary, KY | Avawam, KY | Bonnyman, KY | Buckhorn, KY

Madison County Emergency Management Standing By for Storms

Reported by: Christine Winter
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 3/02/2012 4:04 pm
Emergency Management in Madison County is on high alert because of the storms.

It's tracking the weather and power outages as it keeps in touch with first responders throughout the area.

The county has 30,000 alert radios and 85 outdoor sirens in place to warn the community in a weather emergency.

Director of Emergency Management Carl Richards says, "Everyone's doing their pre-planning. The hospitals.....Fire departments have been checking their gear, EMS. Everyone's doing the right thing to be best prepared to protect the citizens."

There are 3 'safe stations' open for people in mobile homes.

Flatwoods Christian Church on College Hill Road in Waco will be open.

Also, mobile home residents can go to First Christian Church' on West Main Street in Richmond.

There's also a third safe station at Church on the Rock on Richmond Road North in Berea.
Share
Most Popular
Update: Man Killed In Motorcycle Crash In Clark Co.
A Powell county man was killed on Tuesday night in a motorcycle crash on the Mt. Parkway in Clark county. Video Video
Kentucky business unspooled as feds closed in
Louis Joseph Brothers used sales of military-grade electronics to Hong Kong to boost the revenue for his business, then resigned from the company he founded when federal investigators started questioning the sales and the company fell apart.
Ky. man sentenced to life without parole
A southern Kentucky man who pleaded guilty to murder, fetal homicide and other charges involving the stabbing death of a pregnant woman has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Jerry And Jack Cassidy Accused Of Indecent And Immoral Acts
New charges were filed against twin brothers in jail in Lexington for child pornography. On Tuesday, the two each had additional charges of indecent and immoral practices. Video Video
Insurance Companies Blacklisted Dog Breeds
You may love your dog, but some insurance companies don't, according to a list of "Blacklisted Breeds" in the industry.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.