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Monday, July 26, 2021

Justin Roth

Meteorologist Justin Roth weather forecasts can be seen weekend evenings on ABC 36 at 6:30 PM at 11 PM. Justin will also forecast the weather at 10 PM (MyKY 36.2) three days a week. Justin comes to WTVQ from the NBC affiliate in Casper, WY and interned in Knoxville, TN all where he gained the understandings of forecasting mountainous terrains and rapidly changing environments. His forecasts are for YOUR day and making YOUR life just a bit easier. Justin was born and raised in Saint Louis, Missouri, and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Meteorology from Western Illinois University with Minors in Broadcasting and Mathematics. His interest in weather began at a young age when his parents gave him a book, ‘First Field Guide To Weather’ for his Birthday, ever since then weather has been a passion of his from forecasting to chasing tornadoes. When not forecasting the weather, Justin enjoys exploring new places and anything outdoors. He’s a self-proclaimed history buff and loves rooting for favorite sport teams, The St. Louis Cardinals and Blues. Please feel free to share any outdoor picture you’d like to share with him send them his way at JRoth@wtvq.com And be sure to follow him: Twitter - @JustinRothWx Instagram - @JustinRothWx

Dog rescue is looking for foster parents

A dog rescue group in Central Kentucky that doesn't have a shelter needs foster parents.

Food giveaway in Cardinal Valley neighborhood

The pandemic is pushing people and food banks to the brink as hunger hits unprecedented numbers.

Many small-town tourism businesses continue to struggle

It’s been more than five months since COVID-19 began to change the way we live.

Woman mistakenly ends up on Fayette County’s ‘Most Wanted’ poster

A mistake turned into a mess for a central Kentucky woman.

LCA fights COVID-19 with several building upgrades

Schools take different steps to open for in-person classes.

London man credits plasma donation to his COVID survival

Previous victims can help by donating their blood plasma.

Fayette County Schools will start the year online

Recent surge in cases pushed district decision; NTI better now than in spring.

St. Jude Dream Home Will Open Up… Virtually

The coronavirus pandemic has changed how many people live their lives, including looking at a home.

Corbin family finds unique way to send prayers for everyone

Simple prayer box turns into something more.

Racial Equality Subcommittee meets to highlight issues in Fayette County

Mayor Linda Gorton is seeking to dismantle systemic racism in Fayette County. A mission not easily done

With 69 new cases, one death, Fayette County COVID cases are still a concern

Coronavirus cases in Fayette County continued to climb with 69 news cases confirmed in Thursday morning’s update, that number is the second-highest the county has seen since the outbreak began.

McConnell wants students in the classroom this fall with conditions

Increasingly the debate over students returning to school this fall is creating more concerns for parents and educators.

UK international students worry about futures after ICE announcement

ICE says new visas won't be issued to international students who attend colleges or universities that offer online only instruction this fall.

Outdoor industry seeing a boom after so much time indoors due to COVID-19

We all spent months under stay at home orders due to the Coronavirus. Now families are looking for fun ways to spend time together and still stay socially distance.

Feed Our Neighbor: Community members continue to help those in need

While the numbers may show hints of recovery, many families still are struggling financially from the economic shutdown caused by the Coronavirus.

UK Health taking role on health care inequities

The UK health colleges stood and kneeled in solidarity Friday against racial injustice. The students in attendance say it was a first step in the discussion about health care inequality and what to do about it.

Liberty boy sells soap to buy prostheses for others

When you're young, everything in the world doesn't always make sense, but sometimes that young innocence can make a difference.

Green bulbs continue to light up Lexington thanks to a lamp company

Many small businesses have been hit hard by the shutdown forced by the coronavirus outbreak.

From Ms. to Mrs.: Couple find way to wed during pandemic

Weddings are meant to be celebrated and joyous events. They take months and months to plan. So what happens when a global pandemics hits? One couple in Versailles changed their entire venue to their backyard.