SnoWatch Protocol 2017


Due to the high quantity of reported closings, ABC36 has decided to change it’s protocol for which closings it will report on air and online. Until further notice, ABC36 will only report school closings, church closings, and closings for businesses.

Business closings are limited to businesses with 200 or more employees. Below is a full list of businesses that meet the criteria:

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University of Kentucky
Toyota Motor Manufacturing
Lexmark International Inc
Eastern Kentucky University
Osram Sylvania
Tokico (USA) Inc (Hitachi)
Lockheed Martin
Trane Lexington
Blue Grass Chemical Agent Destruction
Pilot Plan
Johnson Controls Inc
Montaplast of North America
Webasto Roof Systems
Link-Belt Construction Equip. Co.
Big Ass Solutions
Alltech Inc.
Galls Inc
NACCO Materials Handling Group
McLane Cumberland
IBM Global Services
Central Bancshares
Schneider Electric
Toyota Tsusho America Inc
Tempur Sealy International
Quad/Graphics Inc.
McKechnie Vehicle Components
Buffalo Trace Distillery
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co
Catalent Pharma Solutions
Pilkington North America
Monessen Hearth Systems
TOPY America Inc
Sherwin-Williams Company
Vermont Casting Group
Qualex Manufacturing LLC.
Beam Inc.
J.M. Smucker
East KY Power Cooperative Inc.
Richmond Auto Parts Technology Inc.
International Crankshaft
Leggett & Platt Inc
Yokohama Industries America Inc.
The Okonite Company
GR Spring and Stamping Inc.
Avantor Performance Materials
R J Corman Railroad Group LLC

If you have any further questions or comments on this new protocol, please email