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Winter Health Tips – UK Extension 11-11

Winter is coming up fast, and wearing the right things, can do wonders for getting through the colder months in good health. Nicole Perritore, from UK Extension, has a refresher course for Meteorologist Eric Burke.

PSC: Natural Gas Prices to be Slightly Higher This Winter

Kentucky residents who heat their homes with natural gas will see slightly higher prices at the start of the 2016-2017 heating season than they did a year ago, according to the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC.)

The Garden Guy – Caring for Delicate Trees in Winter

Not all trees are created equally, and no one knows that better than Mike O'Rourke. In this week's "The Garden Guy," he has some tips for caring for the more delicate trees in your yard when the temperatures drop.

Roads getting worse in South Central Kentucky

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 8 highway crews are on the road this Valentine's Day treating routes as another round of winter weather has moved into the area.

In colder weather, experts warn against winter coats in car seats

Emergency responders want to remind parents and guardians of the right way to fasten children in car seats this winter.

Boxes of warmth spreading across Lexington

An idea which was spurred after a drive to church leads a Lexington woman to helping the homeless population by keeping them warm -- and the movement is picking up speed.

Heating assistance funds available for residents in need

As the region’s unusually mild temperatures decline into those more typical of the season, some area residents may have trouble keeping their homes comfortable.

City to begin yard waste winter collection protocol

Lexington is set to start its winter collection protocol on Monday, February 1.

Chimney fire forces Lexington crews out during winter storm

Damage was minimal, but fire crews still had to brave the elements to ensure everyone was safe at an apartment complex, Friday night.

Young professionals turn into kids on snow day

Despite parts of Lexington seeing more than ten inches of snow on Friday, some adults were outside enjoying the elements.

KYTC: Plowing operations to continue throughout night

Snow and ice crews will remain on the job for the rest of evening and into Saturday.

Commercial plows stay busy clearing hospital parking lots

Commercial plows have been busy clearing business parking lots especially at hospitals which have to stay clear for patients.

The Latest: Deepest snow in 20 years for Kentucky mountains

The National Weather Service in Kentucky predicts the storm hovering over the mountains will leave the deepest snow accumulations in some 20 years.

Lexington prepares for Friday’s winter blast

Local government is adding to the preparation for Friday’s winter storm, letting folks across Lexington know it's prepared for whatever happens with this winter blast.

KYTC: Highway crews to report early Fri. morning

KYTC District 7 highway crews and contractors in Central KY will report at 4:00 and 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. Both contractors and state forces will be ready, mobilized and present at their routes prior to the snow falling.

Ky. legislature cancels Friday session as winter storm nears

The Kentucky state legislature has cancelled its Friday session because of the threat of winter weather.

KYTC: Use the four P’s of safe winter driving

Since October, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) District 11 crews have been inspecting snow plows, calibrating salt-spreading equipment and developing snowstorm response procedures to keep District 11’s state roads passable during inclement weather.

Kentucky parks offering special rates during severe weather

Kentucky's state parks are offering assistance during the winter storm to people who may be stranded or otherwise need lodging.

Locally-owned hardware store awaits new shipment of winter supplies

As we get closer to Friday's winter weather, more and more of you will be rushing out to get last minute supplies.

AAA: Drive not to slide

AAA says drive not to slide today as snow and ice covered roads will reduce tire traction.

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