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Technology Advances Since Super Tornado Outbreak
40 years ago on Thursday, an outbreak of tornadoes covered over two thousand miles of terrain in 13 states, including the Bluegrass. Four people were killed in Frankfort. The community gathered there at a local theatre to watch two documentaries that feature the 1974 “Super Outbreak.” Video Video
Remembering The Super Outbreak Of 1974
April third and fourth are two days that stand out in weather history.
West Liberty Doughboy Returns to Post
The doughboy is a statue of a World War I solider that stood outside the Morgan County Courthouse. It was ripped from its pedestal and broken into several pieces during the tornado. Video Video
Elementary School in West Liberty Reopens
An elementary school ravaged by a massive tornado in 2012 has reopened its doors to students and faculty.
Tornado Sirens Tested In Boyle County
The Boyle County Emergency Management Director said almost all of the tornado sirens are working after testing them this afternoon.
Tornado Tosses Barn in Bourbon County
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in north Bourbon County Saturday. Video Video
Pre-Christmas Tornado Touches Down In Harrison County
A National Weather Service Meteorologist looked at storm damage, and reported an EF-1 Tornado touched down in Harrison County, just days before Christmas Video Video
KY Storms Blamed In Five Deaths
The Kentucky death toll is five after the weekend storms.
NWS: Tornado Touchdown in Taylor County
The National Weather Service in Louisville said a tornado touched down in Taylor County.
Judge Executive Accused Of Taking Kickbacks Released On Bond
Morgan County Judge executive is accused of asking for and taking kickbacks for projects in his tornado ravaged community.
Nicholasville Man Helps with Storm Damage
A Nicholasville man is heading to Illinois to help with clean-up for Sunday’s storms. This is not the first time Chris Ardery is helping in a time of need. Video Video
Severe Storms Possible Sunday
Two rounds of showers and storms are expected Sunday, with the second round likely reaching severe levels.
Confusion Over Outdoor Warning Sirens
After sirens went off during Sunday's severe weather, some residents didn't know what type of severe weather to expect. Video Video
Family Buys Storm Shelter After Scare
An eastern Kentucky family installed a storm shelter at their house after having to take shelter 5 miles during a tornado warning. Video Video
Tornado Hits Logan County
The National Weather Service says an EF-2 Tornado touched down in the Adairville community. Video Video
Bluegrass Red Cross Raises $130,000 For Tornado Victims
The Bluegrass Chapter of the Red Cross has raised more than $130,000 to help victims of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado.
Lexington First Responders Return From Oklahoma
A group of Lexington's finest left with volunteers to help first responders rebuild in Moore, Oklahoma. They returned Thursday morning. Video Video
Kentucky First Responders Helping Colleagues In Oklahoma
“Those first responders are working non-stop,” Lexington Police Sergeant Jonathan Bastin said about the Oklahoma crews. “So for them to take a chance to cut the tree that's fallen into their garage, they don't have two hours to go do that.” Video Video
Oklahoma Donations Being Collected in Mt. Sterling
Churches in Mt. Sterling are collecting items for families affected by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.
When Severe Weather Threatens, Personal Experience Guides Superintendent
Fayette County Superintendent Tom Shelton survived two tornados Video Video
ABC-36 Teaming Up With American Red Cross To Help Oklahoma
The Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross is teaming up with ABC-36 and other media outlets to help those affected by the Oklahoma tornado. Video Video
Kentuckians Sending Help To Oklahoma
Two volunteers are being sent to Oklahoma in an emergency response vehicle from the Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross. Video Video
Richmond Church To Hold Special Mass For Tornado Victims
St. Mark Catholic Church in Richmond is holding a special mass Tuesday night to pray for the Oklahoma tornado victims.
New Weather Warnings To Highlight Storm Impacts
The National Weather Service is now using impact statements to describe potential effects of dangerous storms. Video Video
Preparing For Severe Weather
Severe weather season has arrived. Make sure your family has a safety plan and a way to receive weather watches and warnings. Video Video
Tornado Confirmed In Pulaski County
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Pulaski County on Sunday, March 24.
As West Liberty Comes Back Together; So Does Its Landmark
The March 2nd, 2012 tornado destroyed the town's WWI Memorial. Two Sculptors felt compelled Video Video
West Liberty To Get Its Doughboy Back
West Liberty is about to get its doughboy back. Video Video
Siren Fails To Sound During Statewide Test
Kentucky's Emergency Management Center said a warning system at Bondurant Middle School in Franklin County did not work.
Tornado Siren Fails During Test
Kentucky's Emergency Managment Center said a warning system at Bondurant Middle School in Franklin County did not sound during a test Tuesday.
Statewide Tornado Drill Wednesday
As part of Severe Weather Awareness Month, the Lexington Division of Emergency Management will participate in a statewide tornado drill at 10:07 AM Tuesday, March 5th.
Salyersville Church Breaks Ground Following Tornado Destruction
Saint Luke's in Salyersville was completely destroyed in the March Tornadoes. On Sunday parishioners broke ground on a new church. Video Video
Indiana Town Remembers Tornado
Kentucky native and double amputee Stephanie Decker joined in remembering the tornadoes in her home of Henryville, Indiana on Saturday. Video Video
West Liberty Comes Together for Memorial
Hundreds gathered at the Morgan County High School for a day of remembrance, a year after the devastating tornado hit West Liberty. Video Video
One Year Later, West Liberty Still Hopeful
Though destruction and empty lots are seen around the tornado-ravaged town, many more buildings show signs of rebuilding. Video Video
Family Rebuilds After Leap Day Twister
After the leap day twister of 2012 blew away the Keiths home, they rebuilt--and said they're grateful for the storm that forced them to. Video Video
West Liberty Getting $30 Million Facelift
Legislators announced Monday that the tornado-ravaged town would soon be getting $30 million to rebuild city and county centers. Meanwhile, people living in town continue to rebuild, as well. Video Video
Winter Returns After Wed. Morning Storms
After severe weather rolled through Kentucky Wednesday morning, winter is returning with colder air, strong winds, and snow. Video Video
Tornado Injures Two In Marion County
A tornado blew a trailer off its foundation, and a 7-year-old needed 30 stitches from injuries during the storm Video Video
Madison County Schools Decision Angers Parents
Parents were upset Wednesday when Madison County Schools decided to continue bus routes as tornado sirens went off in the county. Video Video
Tornado Damaged Morgan County Receives Recovery Money
Governor Beshear on Wednesday announced highway aid that will help resolve a long-standing traffic problem in West Liberty and speed up the community's rebuilding and recovering from last March's tornado.
Tornado Watch Until 11 P.M.
A tornado watch is in effect for all of central Kentucky until 11 p.m. Video Video
West Liberty Visited By Coach Cal, Receives Donations
Coach Cal visited the tornado-ravaged city of West Liberty in an effort to help raise money for rebuilding Friday. Video Video
Healthcare Workers Donate School Supplies
After weeks of collecting, UK healthcare workers have sent school supplies to West Liberty.
West Liberty: Tornado Ravaged Hospital "Re-Opens"
Five months after the devasting tornado, the Morgan County ARH Hospital is fully functional. Video Video
Volunteers Rebuild After West Liberty Tornado
Hundreds of volunteers partnered with Morgan County Long Term Recovery and Habitat for Humanity to help rebuild homes throughout the city. Video Video
Woman Accused In Burglary Of Tornado-Damaged Home
Kentucky State Police are searching for Tamara K. Smallwood, 41, in connection to the home's burglary in Morgan County. Video Video
Rebuilding After The Tornados In West Liberty
Habitat for Humanity is helping to rebuild the tornado ravaged town of West Liberty. Video Video
West Liberty Bounces Back
The governor has a ceremonious signing of three bills to underscore West Liberty's efforts to recovery from the March 2 tornado. Video Video
Governor To Sign Two Bills In Tornado Damaged West Liberty
Governor Steve Beshear is scheduled to sign two bills into law on Friday in tornado damaged West Liberty in Morgan County. Video Video
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