The National Weather Service plans to visit Louisa, Kentucky Tuesday after high winds battered the community and a funnel cloud formed. The NWS will determine if that funnel cloud was in fact a tornado.
Small businesses and most private nonprofit organizations in Bell County are now eligible to apply for U.S. Small Business Administration economic injury disaster loans following storms and flooding that occurred July 11 to July 20.
The storm that rolled through Central and Eastern Kentucky Monday afternoon left storm debris and high waters throughout Lexington. The city says traffic lights were out in several areas, including Winchester Road, Sir Barton Way, Clays Mill Road and Harrodsburg Road. Drivers are being asked to treat flashing traffic lights as four-way stops.
A second disaster recovery center is opening in Louisville on Monday for people who need assistance following storms last month. The new center will be at Beechmont Community Center. The other Louisville center is on Preston Highway.
Southern Kentucky had thunderstorms this morning. Some places saw an estimated two inches of rain falling in two hours. That rain overwhelmed the drainage system in Corbin. It led to flooded streets and parking lots, and at least one car stalled.