Frigid bus stop temperatures

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Flurries, frigid temperatures, and wind chills in single digits always affects school closings, but now it’s affecting children at bus stops on their way to school.

With temperatures dropping below 20 degrees, parents should be cognizant when sending their children to bus stops in the mornings, making sure they dress warm in preparation as more cold weather arrives.

Not only is it cold outside, but roads are still icy and slick in Lexington.

Yesterday, there were a number of accidents that occurred because of icy road conditions, which resulted in a total of 21 accidents during the overnight hours.

Lexington’s Division of Streets and Roads were also out last night and this morning putting down salt to help eliminate the black ice on roadways and side streets.

They say road crews were out all last night in 12 counties and this morning patrolling the roads and will remain on duty treating state routes.

City officials says motorists should use caution while driving on their morning commutes.

 

 

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