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Power outages, fallen tree limbs causing traffic hazards in KY

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Rain and wind gusts were strong Sunday throughout Central Kentucky. Some trees and limbs caused power outages across the State. According to...

Flipped home among damage following afternoon storms

Wind and rain caused major problems Saturday afternoon for many people in Lexington and the surrounding area, according to several social media posts.

Wind blamed for thousands of power outages in eastern Kentucky

About 250 Kentucky Power crews and contractors worked Wednesday to restore power to thousands of customers in eastern Kentucky.

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.

Wind, flooding blamed for power outages across eastern Kentucky

Thousands of people lost power Sunday across eastern Kentucky due to flooding and high winds.

Record-breaking cold coming to Midwest after snowstorm

Extremely cold, record-breaking temperatures are settling across parts of the Midwest after a powerful snowstorm pounded the region overnight Monday, and forecasters are describing the subzero weather on the way as potentially life-threatening.

Big Island feels the effects of approaching hurricane

As emergency shelters opened, rain began to pour and cellphone alerts went out, the approaching hurricane started to feel real for Hawaii residents.

National Weather Service to survey storm damage in Boyle County

A National Weather Service survey team is scheduled to investigate storm damage in Boyle County Thursday.

Strong winds damage Winchester Cemetery

Strong storms did some damage at Winchester Cemetery on Wednesday night.

Hail, strong winds accompany storm across Kentucky

Kentucky has been pounded by hail as strong winds accompany a storm across the state.

Wind Knocks Out Power in South Lexington

Tuesday night's high winds are being blamed for a power outage that left part of south Lexington in the dark.

LPD: Light Pole Falls on Business, Wind May Have Been Factor

Lexington Police say Tuesday's high winds may have been a factor in a street light pole falling on a business.

Storms Cause Car Wrecks, Flooding

Central Kentucky firefighters struggled to fight firefighters Saturday night and Sunday morning due to strong winds. First responders also attributed wet roads to several crashes in the area this weekend.

Downed trees and power outages from afternoon storms

Afternoon and early evening thunderstorms with heavy rain, high winds and frequent lightning led to downed trees and power outages Tuesday across central and eastern Kentucky.

Keeneland’s opening-day draws 12,013 fans

Despite the wind, rain and cold temperatures, 12,013 race fans turned out for Keeneland's opening-day of the Spring Meet on Friday.

UPDATE: Fire cause determined at Lexington business

Fire investigators say an "uncontrolled open fire" behind a barn is the cause of a wind-whipped fire that destroyed a barn, mobile home, vehicles and hay bales Thursday afternoon on Sulpher Well Road in Fayette County.

Franklin County Fair reopens after storm

Monday’s high winds make it unsafe for the rides at the Franklin County Fair and nearly everything at the carnival had to be collapsed down so they wouldn’t fall.

Large tree falls on house in Lexington during storm

A large tree was blown onto the roof of a house on Rocky Hill Terrace in Lexington during a thunderstorm Monday afternoon. No one in the home was hurt.

Storm topples tree, blocks road in Lexington

A tree was blown down across Edgemoor Drive at Glendover Road in Lexington Monday afternoon. The road was temporarily closed until the tree could be removed. No one was hurt.

Everyone agrees: It’s cold, but could get colder across US

Much of the U.S. continued to shiver and suffer in bitter cold Thursday. The National Weather Service warned that even colder weather could come later in the week.

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