As of 10am, here’s the latest information for Lexington, Kentucky.
Roads remain slick and hazardous, with snow accumulations in excess of 12 inches. Snow continues to fall but is diminishing. Snow is expected to end by mid-afternoon, but temperatures will drop to zero or below.
So far today, Lexington Police have responded to one injury accident, 16 non-injury accidents and 105 motorist assists.
Governor Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency throughout Kentucky. The Kentucky National Guard is being mobilized to assist in some areas.
Lexington city road crews are working through priority snow removal routes. You can find the city’s snow removal plan here.
If you want to make a request to have your street plowed, you can do so online at the LexCall website: Here’s the service request. Remember: Streets are plowed according to the snow plan priority.
Fayette County district and circuit courts are closed as are the court clerks offices. Lexington city government offices are closed, except for those agencies involved with the severe weather response. Most schools are closed. Fayette Mall is closed.
The Fayette County Sheriff’s office is available to assist medical professionals with transportation to and from work. They are also available to help the elderly and disabled with transportation to important and vital medical appointments and pharmacy pickups. The Sheriff’s office is available by calling (859) 252-1771.
For emergencies ONLY – Call 9-1-1
Other important phone numbers:
Lexington Police NON-EMERGENCY: (859) 258-3600
Lexington Fire NON-EMERGENCY: (859) 231-3600
LexCall: (859) 425-2255 or 3-1-1
For emergency sheltering: 2-1-1
Statewide Travel and Road Conditions: 5-1-1 or 1-866-737-3767
Fayette County Sheriff: (859) 252-1771