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State Road Crews To Report At 5:00 a.m. Tuesday As Winter Returns
District 7 road crews will patrol and monitor interstates and parkways Tuesday morning as winter weather is forecast to return.
Proposal Addresses Make Up Time for Ky Schools
House and Senate negotiators have put together a draft proposal to give relief to Kentucky school districts struggling to make up lost days this winter.
Intersections Not Treated like Roads
As crews deal with snowy roads, you might have noticed big streets in Lexington that still have snow. Other times a street is clear but the intersection still has snow. Video Video
Ky. Lawmakers Looking to Resolve Snow Days Issue
Kentucky's harsh winter has state lawmakers scrambling to give relief to school districts faced with making up lost days due to snow and ice.
Slick Roads Cause Many Wrecks
Lexington Police said they responded to 25 weather-related wrecks Sunday evening between five and nine p.m. Video Video
Because Of Storm, One Man Hopes To Scoop Up Good Fortune
How many people woke up Monday morning with a smile? Carlos Smith did. Video Video
Winter Storm Moving Through Kentucky
A Winter Storm Warning is in effect through Monday afternoon and evening for Central and Eastern Kentucky. Significant accumulations of ice, sleet, and snow are expected through the morning hours of Monday, causing dangerous travel conditions. Video Video
Officials Urging People To Stay Off The Roads
Officials throughout the Bluegrass are urging people to stay home while crews worked to clear roads covered in ice and snow. Video Video
Parkers Mill Road Shut Down Because Of Ice
Police shut down part of Parkers Mill Road in Lexington Sunday night. It was coated in ice near Man O' War Boulevard and dangerous for drivers.
Road Crews Not Waiting Around For Storm
Lexington Road Crews said they’re not waiting around for this storm to hit before they start clearing the streets – they’re getting to work now. Video Video
Shelters Set Up for Those in Need
Homeless shelters are in place throughout the Lexington area and in Scott County.
Crews Hope to Keep Customers with Power
Power crews are hoping to avoid a repeat of 2003 and 2009 by boosting resources early. Video Video
KU Learning From Past Storms
Mayor Gray said Lexington is more prepared. He said these storms don’t happen often but when they do, he said the city learns from the experience. Video Video
Lexington Prepares for March Ice Storm
Mayor Jim Gray said in a press conference today that Lexington is ready for the looming ice storm, with extra crews on standby. The inclement weather has also caused city to announce a two-hour delay for its government offices on Monday.
Several Flights Delayed At Blue Grass Airport
Several departures and arrivals were delayed Sunday afternoon at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington. The flights were to and from Charlotte, Detroit, Chicago, Orlando, Punta Gorda and Dallas.
Crews Working To Maintain Roads After Freezing Rain
Crews contiue to monitor and clear state-controlled roads in Kentucky with help from a treated salt. Video Video
KYTC: Halfway Through Winter, $27 Million Spent on Snow/Ice Removal
The Kentucky Transportation Center has reported around $27 million dollars has been spent to get snow and ice off the roadways, and we're halfway through the Winter season.
Winter Weather Moving In
As winter weather moves into the Bluegrass, roads are getting dangerous. Video Video
Lingering Snow And Slick Roads Tonight
Light snow showers and icy conditions already on surfaces, will continue to cause dangerous driving conditions tonight. Video Video
Ice Delays Firefighters From Battling House Fire
Firefighters had to treat an icy driveway before they could get up a hill to fight a house fire on College Hill Road in Waco on Friday.
Staying Safe and Warm when the Storm Hits
As a late winter storm inches closer to the Bluegrass, the Kentucky Public Service Commission is offering advice to those who lose power or who attempt to clear away debris from the storm.
Salt Shortage Hurting Small Businesses
Small companies who clear business parking lots and sidewalks during the winter said they are feeling the pinch of a nationwide salt shortage. Video Video
Road Crews Working To Clear Roads After Ice Storm
After an ice storm hit Central Kentucky,. road crews were hard at work to clear and treat roads for Wednesday's morning commute. Video Video
Lexington Road Crews Ask For Help Finding Potholes
After weeks of plowing and salting, potholes are covering many roads in Lexington. The streets department is now asking for the public's help in finding the holes that need to be replaced.
Road Crews Keeping Up With Winter Weather
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said it’s spent $27 million dollars on snow and ice removal so far this winter season. Video Video
KU Bringing In Extra Crews For Ice Storm
Kentucky Utilities are bringing in extra crews to help with the storm. Video Video
The Difficulty Of Forecasting An Ice Storm
Perfectly forecasting an ice storm days in advance is nearly impossible. Just a small change in the track of a storm can make a big difference. Video Video
Generator Safety Tips During Power Loss
If your power goes out during the ice storm, experts offer advice on how to staying safe inside your home. Video Video
Ice Could Cause Road and Power Problems
Kentucky Utilities said it has a close on the sky because sleet and ice are much more of an issue than heavy snow. Video Video
Snow Causes Havoc For Monday Morning Drivers
Ice, snow and sleet overnight caused havoc for morning commuters in Central Kentucky. Video Video
Weather Affects Roads, Power and Drivers
Driver’s dealt with Rupp Arena game traffic, some people are without power and temperatures continue to plunge Tuesday night. Video Video
Region Prepares For Winter Storm
Here's an inside look at how the state's Emergency Operations Center prepares for an incoming storm Video Video
Frozen Pipes Causing Havoc In Lexington
With arctic cold weather over the past few days, frozen pipes have become an on-going issue in Central Kentucky. Video Video
Update: Ice Makes Lexington Fire Harder to Fight
The Lexington Fire Department battles a fire off of Swigert Ave. for twelve hours after ice freezes hoses and water tanks Video Video
Crews Salt Slick Side Roads
Lexington’s temperatures were above the freezing point for most of Sunday afternoon. Main roads are wet but road crews were out all night treating them. Video Video
Fresh Ice Cream
Here's a trick to keep your ice cream as soft and fresh as the day you bought it!
Crews Say Salt Won’t Work
Lexington road crews say it is too cold for them to put down salt. They say salt will only melt ice until about it is about 25 degrees out. Video Video
Crews Say Stay Off Slick Roads
Crews in Franklin County say they’ve been watching Friday’s storm and are ready for a long night as wet roads quickly turned to slick roads. Video Video
Central KY Hit With More Ice, Sleet & Freezing Rain
Roads throughout Central Kentucky were slick and icy Sunday morning after a winter weather system dropped a mix of sleet and freezing rain. Video Video
Crews Prep for Icy Roads
Road crews are working around the clock in hopes of preventing this storm from affecting your morning drive. Video Video
Road Crews Making Good Progress in Frigid Cold
In less than 24 hours, Central Kentucky has been hit with rain, ice and snow, and then frigid temperatures. Road crews have been busy at work throughout the night getting streets cleared. ABC 36's Paris Lewbel is live in Lexington with more on the progress. Video Video
Freezing Temperatures Cause Trouble On Lexington Streets
Icy conditions caused dozens of drivers problems today in Fayette County. Video Video
Lexington Looks At GPS Systems to Help Treat Streets and Roads
Lexington and Fayette County road crews cover more than 1,000 miles of road when bad weather hits. LFCUG Streets and Roads is looking into installing GPS systems into those trucks to make them more efficient and save the city money. Video Video
Lexington Prepares For Storm
City leaders work around the clock to keep us safe Video Video
Deputy: Black Ice Causes Fatal I-75 Crash in Laurel County
According to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office, the driver of a car headed south on I-75 early Monday morning lost control after hitting a patch of black ice.
Vehicle Accidents Keeping Crews Busy in Eastern Kentucky
As the snow falls and ice forms, collisions are growing, especially in the eastern part of the Commonwealth.
Police Busy Working Accidents On Slick Lexington Roads
The drop in temperatures Thursday didn't help slick roads in Lexington.
Slick Roads, Bad Traffic
Roads are wet and could freeze if temperatures drop. Police say they responded to 19 accidents between 5:00 and 11:00 Tuesday night. Video Video
Winter Safety Tips for Holiday Drivers
The weather can make any trip longer and more dangerous. Whether you're going across the country, or across town, ABC 36's Paris Lewbel has some winter driving trips to help make sure you get to your destination safely. Video Video
Weather Causes Minor Delays At Blue Grass Airport
Bad weather in several parts of the country has led to some minor flight delays at Blue Grass Airport in Lexington.
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