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KY Division of Emergency Management. This site is not monitored 24/7. In case of an emergency, dial 9-1-1. Comment policy: .
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Lexington KY Fire Oct 3
Fire crews are enroute to a reported brush fire near I-75 between MM 113-115. Use CAUTION if traveling in that area.
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NWS Paducah Oct 2
It is important to know your plan of action if a tornado warning is issued. Review these safety tips so you are ready to act when the next tornado warning is issued for your area.
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NWS Louisville Oct 3
Most of Kentucky has gone into severe drought (D2) this week. Looks like some relief on the way Sunday night and Monday.
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Daniel Boone NF Oct 1
Sky Bridge area of is currently closed to visitors due to wildfire. A escaped campfire is determined as the cause. Firefighters are working to contain the fire. Please avoid the area until further notice. Campfires are currently banned in the gorge due to drought.
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Daniel Boone NF Oct 1
Anyone flying an unauthorized Unmanned Aircraft System (drone) over a wildfire may be subject to fines and criminal prosecution. Drones pose serious risks to firefighters, public safety and wildfire suppression efforts. For more information, go to .
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KYEM Oct 1
It's Fall Severe Weather Preparedness Week! Get yourself prepared!
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NWS Paducah Sep 30
Join us for a Facebook Live session with a panel of KWPC members on Tuesday October 1st, at 6pm CDT. This panel discussion will revolve around your questions relating to severe weather preparedness.
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CDC Sep 26
Latest Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) report: 28 cases of have been reported to CDC from 7 states. Protect yourself by preventing mosquito bites. Learn how:
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Daniel Boone NF Sep 27
Due to severe drought conditions, issued an emergency order that restricts campfires to developed recreation areas only. Campfires are now prohibited in the general forest area, including . Go to for more information.
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KYEM Sep 27
KYDEP and KDPH issue a harmful algal bloom recreational public health advisory for the Ohio River from the McAlpine Dam near Louisville to the Greenup Dam near Greenup, KY. An advisory is also being issued for Briggs Lake near Russellville. Learn more at
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KY State Police Sep 27
*UPDATE* I-65 Southbound in Hardin Co - between Etown and Sonora - interstate blocked. Estimated time to clear blockage is 5-7 hours. The mandatory detour is now Exit 86 (Glendale) to US 31W and back on I-65 at the Exit 76 Interchange (Uptown) to continue South.
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NOAA WRN Ambassadors Sep 24
🚨 Did You Know- There are special attachments (strobe light, shaker) to help make the NOAA Weather Radio more accessible. 💻Learn more:
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KYEM Sep 25
See Something, Say Something!!
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KYTC District 10 Sep 25
A number of our county garages are servicing equipment or stockpiling gravel today. However, some road maintenance work is ongoing. Delays are possible in these locations today: Lee County KY 708 between MM 1-2...
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KYTC District 5 Sep 24
TRAFFIC ALERT: The far right lane of I-71 South in Oldham County between mile marker 23 and mile marker 24 will be closed from 9 a.m. this morning until midnight tonight as crews complete base failure work. Motorists should use caution as they drive through the work zone.
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National Weather Service Sep 12
Around a quarter of all heatstroke deaths of children in vehicles occur when a child gains access to an automobile on their own, and gets trapped. How can you help? ✅ALWAYS lock your car door ✅Keep keys where kids can't get them ✅Spread the word by sharing this
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Disaster Distress Sep 11
Anniversaries of disasters & traumatic events can be difficult for survivors, victims' loved ones, & rescue & recovery workers. You're not alone: the nat'l (call 1-800-985-5990/text TalkWithUs to 66746) offers 24/7 support.
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KYEM Sep 11
as we honor the lives lost and sacrifices this day held 18 years ago for America.
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National Weather Service Sep 10
What a great time to include kids in the disaster planning process! ✅Make an emergency plan ✅Sign up for alerts & warnings in your area ✅Learn your evacuation zone & have an evacuation plan
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KYTC GoKY Sep 10
TRAFFIC ALERT: Crash on I-71 NB at 19 MM in Oldham County. All lanes are blocked,
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