• Flood
    Turn Around Don’t Drown

    March 16-22 is Flood Safety Awareness Week. This week, DEM’s blog features this and other posts from our partners at the National Weather Service. In addition to the resources linked here, you also can visit our own flood information pages at http://bereadylexington.com/flood/ and our flood-related blog posts at http://bereadylexington.com/category/flood-2/. Turn Around Don’t...

  • Flood
    Flood Safety – Preparedness and Awareness

    March 16-22 is Flood Safety Awareness Week. This week, DEM’s blog features this and other posts from our partners at the National Weather Service. In addition to the resources linked here, you also can visit our own flood information pages at http://bereadylexington.com/flood/ and our flood-related blog posts at http://bereadylexington.com/category/flood-2/. Nearly every day,...

  • News Release
    Lane closure scheduled for I-75 (southbound) in Fayette County

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that a temporary lane closure is scheduled for Interstate 75 (southbound) in Fayette County. The closure is necessary for rehabilitation work to be completed on the interstate. Work schedule & location: Monday, March 17 at approximately 7:30 a.m. – the right (slow) lane will...

  • Preparedness
    March is Red Cross Month

    This post comes to us from our partners at the American Red Cross. You can learn more in the links below or by contacting our local Red Cross chapter. Did you know that March is Red Cross month? It is one month of the year to take the time to recognize our...

  • Preparedness
    Preparedness Toolkit: ICE for Your Lock Screen

    For several years, the idea of saving an ICE – In Case of Emergency – contact in your mobile phone has been floating around the Internet. The intent is that if you’re incapacitated by injury or illness, first responders can use that information to get in touch with your designated emergency contact....

  • High Winds
    Wind Advisory – March 12

    The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Lexington. Timing: Wednesday, March 12, 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Winds: Northwest winds of 20-30 mph, gusts of 35-45 mph. Effects: Drivers should exercise caution, particularly when driving high-profile vehicles. Loose outdoor objects may be blown about. Weak or damaged branches may...

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