• Winter Weather
    Winter Storm Update: 6pm Sunday, March 2

    The “wintry mix” has arrived in Lexington and Central Kentucky. Temperatures continue to drop and we’re looking for significant ice, sleet and snow accumulations. In Lexington, we’re looking at .1 to .3 inches of ice accumulation on trees, fences and wires. There will be 4-7 inches of snow afterward. Here’s the complete...

  • News Release
    Lexington City Offices on two-hour delay for March 3

    Mayor Jim Gray said today city employees whose jobs are not related to weather response may report to work Monday, March. 3, on a two-hour delay. Gray urged all motorists to drive slowly and carefully.

  • Winter Weather
    Winter Storm Update – 4:30pm, March 2

    The National Weather Service updated its forecast at 3:15pm You can view it here: NWS FORECAST Freezing rain and sleet continue to move toward the bluegrass and Lexington. You should expect to see this wintry mix start to fall in Lexington between 5 and 8pm. It will continue for several hours and...

  • Winter Weather
    Winter Storm Warning Update – March 2-3

    Good morning, Lexington. National Weather Service Louisville updated its forecast early this morning. The big news: our winter storm warning now starts at 9:00 am today. It still runs through 1:00 pm tomorrow. Here are the relevant links: NWS local forecast for Lexington NWS updated briefing slides If you’ve been following us...

  • Winter Weather
    Winter Storm Warning – March 2-3

    BLUF*: Lexington is now under a winter storm warning from 10:00 am on Sunday, March 2nd until 1:00 pm on Monday, March 3rd. Go to the National Weather Service’s Lexington forecast page for the latest forecast. DEM participated in this afternoon’s conference call with NWS Louisville (click here for the briefing slides...

  • Preparedness
    What you need to know before the ice/snow storm

    Today should be pretty calm with just some rain, but its a good time to go through the following checklist so you’re ready for the upcoming storm: Be Aware Know where you’re going to get severe weather information. If the power goes out, you may not be able to watch or listen...

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