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Friday, September 17, 2021
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LFD: Investigating to see if house fire caused by lightning strike

The Lexington Fire Department is looking into whether a house fire was caused by a lightning strike Wednesday night.

Rainbow after the storm

An impressive rainbow was captured Wednesday evening in Lawrenceburg in Anderson County after strong storms moved through the area.

Estill Co. still cleaning up after storms

People in Estill County are still trying to put their lives back together after dangerous storms hit earlier this month.

Estill County Emergency Management continues to receive damage reports

Estill County’s Emergency Management Agency says it continues to receive reports of damaged homes after last week’s severe storms.

Kentuckians urged to report price gouging instances

Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking Kentuckians to report instances of price gouging to his office now that a state of emergency has been declared in Kentucky due to recent storms.

Gov. Bevin declares state of emergency due to storm damage

On Friday afternoon Governor Matt Bevin declared a statewide emergency, in response to the severe storms from earlier this week.

Preparing for severe weather Tuesday night

KENTUCKY (WTVQ)-No one wants to see severe storms rolling through while they are sleeping, but here are some tips to better prepare you for...

Soldier swept away in severe weather is identified

The military has identified a soldier from Fort Campbell who died after being swept away by strong currents during severe weather.

National Weather Service to visit areas impacted by severe storms

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.

5 injured, Walmart damaged in Lawrence County storm

An emergency official says five people have been injured and a Walmart has been damaged in severe storms that have moved through northeast Kentucky.

Warmer temps & more sunshine Tuesday

Another somewhat cool start to this Tuesday morning with temps near 50 degrees. We will see mostly sunny skies and slightly warmer tempers today in the lower 80's

Elderly couple hospitalized after winds blow over mobile home

An elderly couple was reportedly taken to the hospital after a mobile home blew over during storms in Pendleton County.

Severe storms sweep across the South; 1 killed in Arkansas

Severe storms are sweeping across the country's mid-section and a death has been reported in Arkansas.

Relief following July storms available in expanded area

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.

Counties added for assistance after July storms in Kentucky

The U.S. Small Business Administration says additional counties have been added to those eligible for assistance following severe weather in July.

3 counties added to July disaster declaration in Kentucky

Three more counties have been added to a disaster declaration stemming from severe storms in July.

Outpouring of support in Johnson County after flash floods

There is an outpouring of support in Johnson County after flash floods destroyed the community of Flatgap on Monday.

Lexington deals with flooded roads & power outages

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.

Another disaster center opens for KY storm victims

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.

Corbin copes with flash flooding

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.

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Shots fired into truck with child inside, search on for shooter and vehicles

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Scott County Schools working to implement ‘test to stay’ plan

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Accused shoplifters lead officers on foot chase in Lexington

Two men were charged in the shoplifting case along with a woman who had unrelated outstanding warrants, according to Lexington Police.

KEA applauds plaintiffs as Ky court hears challenge to private school vouchers

Law is unaccountable to the public, which makes it unconstitutional to the people, argues plaintiffs and public-school proponents.