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Statewide tornado drill scheduled Wednesday morning

Lexington is among several Kentucky cities that will take part Wednesday in a statewide tornado drill as part of severe weather awareness week. 

Everyone urged to sign up for CodeRED after deadly Nashville tornadoes

In the wake of deadly tornadoes that claimed more than 20 lives in Tennessee Monday night and early Tuesday, emergency managers are encouraging everyone to sign up for a life saving tool.
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Public facilities now eligible for repair and rebuilding in Nicholas and Owen counties

Nicholas and Owens counties are now eligible to receive federal funding to supplement commonwealth and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides
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Tree falls on woman; widespread power outages in Boyle Co.

According to the Advocate-Messenger, windy conditions of 25 mph, with gusts up to 40 mph in Boyle County, may have caused the power outages throughout Danville and Junction City Thursday afternoon.

FCPS cancels all after-school activities due to threat of severe weather

Due to the threat of extreme weather this evening, Fayette County Public Schools has cancelled all after-school and evening activities on Thursday, March 14, 2019.
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Clark County firefighters ready with water rescue trailer

CLARK COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) - Battalion Chief William Jordan is making sure the swift water rescue trailer is ready for action. Three years ago,...

Michael strengthens into Category 3 hurricane

Forecasters say Michael has strengthened into a major hurricane with winds of 120 mph (190 kph).

Woodford County Residents cleanup after storm

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) - Even a crane was needed for the cleanup effort after Mother Nature turned the streets of Woodford County into a...

Tornado Watch for Fayette and surrounding counties

A Tornado Watch (means conditions are favorable) has been issued for Central KY until 9pm tonight, July 20th, 2018.

UPDATE: Sheriff: 11 people dead after Missouri tourist boat accident

At least 11 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists on a Missouri lake capsized and sank Thursday night, the local sheriff said.
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Crews responding to trees, power lines down on Armstrong Mill

Crews are responding to reports of power lines down on Armstrong Mill at Delong Road.

Rain expected to stay through Saturday morning

Chief Meteorologist Jason Myers says the rain isn't letting up anytime soon and to expect rain showers to continue through the overnight.
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Water plant struck by lightning during storm

The Jackson Water Plant in Breathitt County was struck by lightning Tuesday night as storms moved through, temporarily knocking out the plant’s computer system, according to water officials.

3 tornadoes confirmed during Kentucky storms

The National Weather Service is assessing damage after severe weather moved through Kentucky.
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Severe weather safety tips

Lexington Emergency Management has advice for dealing with severe storms and high winds.
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Tips for financially preparing for severe weather

With tornado season approaching us, hopefully these tips will give you some peace of mind.
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McConnell comments on severe weather in Kentucky

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks out on the deaths and damage from flooding and tornadoes in Kentucky.

Two dead in flood waters

Drowning deaths reported from high water.
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Outdoor warning sirens to be tested next week in Lexington

Lexington Emergency Management will be testing its network of outdoor warning sirens next week between 10am and 2pm.
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Statewide tornado/severe weather alert test Friday

A statewide tornado/severe weather alert test is scheduled for Friday, March 3 at approximately 10:07 a.m. EST.

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