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Groundbreaking? No need! “Salt shoveling” celebrates construction of Lexington’s new salt barn

It wasn't a groundbreaking, but a salt shoveling that Lexington's leaders took part in to celebrate construction of the city's second salt barn.  

Deep freeze expected to ease, but disruptions persist

The painfully cold weather system that put much of the Midwest into a historic deep freeze was expected to ease Thursday, though temperatures could still tumble to record lows in some places before the region begins to thaw out.

Deep freeze envelops Midwest, even stops the mail

A deadly arctic deep freeze enveloped the Midwest, forcing widespread closure of schools, offices and prompting the U.S. Postal Service to take the rare step of suspending mail delivery to a wide swath of the region because of the cold.

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.

Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend.

Winter Adventure Weekend offered at Carter Caves

Winter adventures await outdoor enthusiasts this month at Carter Caves State Resort Park in eastern Kentucky.
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UPDATE: KSU restores heat in dorms

Kentucky State University has announced that heat has been restored.
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6-year-old collecting items for Lexington’s homeless

A little girl in Lexington is teaching everyone a big lesson about giving back to those in need.

Hundreds of flights canceled as snowstorm blankets Midwest

A winter storm blanketed much of the central Midwest with snow on Sunday at the end of the Thanksgiving weekend, bringing blizzard-like conditions that grounded hundreds of flights and forced the closure of major highways on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
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KSP: Winter driving tips

With winter weather on the way, Kentucky State Police are asking drivers to use extra caution when on the roads.
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State transportation crews ready for winter weather

Salt supplies, trained maintenance crews and 1,400 plow trucks are ready to respond during this snow and ice season.
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Win a Trip to Snowshoe Mountain!

If you're looking for a snowy weekend getaway, look no further! Enter the Snowshoe Mountain Winter Weekend Getaway for the chance to win an escape to beautiful Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia. This prize package, valued at over two thousand dollars, includes 2 nights lodging in Snowshoe's Mountaintop Village, 3-Day Lift Tickets, 3-Day Ski or Snowboard Rentals, 1 Ski or Snowboard Lesson and a Backcountry Hut Dinner Tour with travel by Polaris RZR (or snowmobile) to the Backcountry Hut for a chef-prepared meal for Friday, March 9th through Sunday, March 11th. Check out Troy's adventure at Snowshoe in this segment and click here to enter the contest!
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Pet dangers in the snow, cold and ice

The problem isn't just the cold, but the chemicals we use to deal with the snow.
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Shoppers prepare for winter weather

With snow and ice coming to the state, people have been hitting grocery stores, and clearing the shelves, all day
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Aviation Museum of Kentucky announces new winter season hours

The Aviation Museum of Kentucky in Lexington announces its new hours for this winter season.
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Tips for you and your pet to stay safe in the cold

Being active in the cold can put you at risk for hypothermia and frostbite.
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Clearing skies but blustery & cold Wednesday

Skies will slowly clear by late morning, temperatures stay roughly 20° below average today, winds will also by breezy making it feel even colder
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A first look inside Lexington’s new facility for the homeless

During frigid temperatures two of Lexington's shelters open their doors to welcome the homeless from the cold.
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Slightly warmer Sunday with more sunshine

Don’t forget, tonight starts Daylight Saving Time. We “spring forward” so unfortunately, we lose an hour of sleep tonight, but it will stay lighter...
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The cold continues Saturday, but what about snow chances?

Winter returned with much colder temperatures Friday. Highs only topped out in the 40s through the afternoon after seeing 70s Thursday. At least the...

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