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More Spring Rains Bring New Flooding Concerns-EMA

More Spring Rains Bring New Flooding Concerns-EMA

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 28th, 2018

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Due to the recent flooding event in the Spottsville / Reed areas of Henderson County and the forecast for more rain this weekend and into next week as well, has raised the potential for additional flooding in our area. The Henderson County Judge Executive, Brad […]

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

KY Highway Snow & Ice Report (D2) at 5:00 a.m.

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 12th, 2018

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Note: stay tuned for more live road reports here on WSON brought to you by Hazelwood Towing & Recovery Kentucky Transportation Cabinet crews in 10 of the 11 counties of District 1 were out much of the night responding to an intense snow event that […]

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

KY Highway Crews Prepared for 1 to 3 inches of Snow Overnight – Slick Spots Reported

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 11th, 2018

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The KY Transportation Cabinet Henderson County Crew has been called in to treat reported slick spots on bridges and overpasses along I-69 in Southern Henderson County. One truck is on the road at this time. The crew is loading some additional trucks to be available […]

Winter Storm Warning for WSON Listening Area

Winter Storm Warning for WSON Listening Area

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 11th, 2018

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…A burst of heavy wet snow expected late today and tonight… .A low pressure system will form over the Tennessee Valley this evening. Colder north winds will cause rain to change to snow. A burst of heavy snow could produce a quick 1 to 3 […]

GOVERNOR BEVIN SIGNS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS PROCLAMATION STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS MARCH 1, 10:07 A.M. EST

GOVERNOR BEVIN SIGNS SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS PROCLAMATION STATEWIDE TORNADO SAFETY DRILL IS MARCH 1, 10:07 A.M. EST

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

March 1st, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (February 28, 2018) – Governor Matt Bevin has signed a proclamation designating March 1 – 7, 2018, as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Kentucky. Severe weather knows no boundaries and impacts every individual in the Commonwealth. As part of severe weather awareness activities, […]

EAS TEST ADVISORY – 2018 TORNADO DRILL

EAS TEST ADVISORY – 2018 TORNADO DRILL

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 27th, 2018

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The National Weather Service and all Kentucky Radio and Television stations will conduct a TORNADO DRILL as part of Severe Storm Preparedness Month. This is a STATEWIDE TORNADO DRILL and will use the “live” code “TOR”. It is scheduled for 9:07 am CST this Thursday, […]

ALL ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER-FLOODING FROM OVERNIGHT FEB.24TH

ALL ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WATER-FLOODING FROM OVERNIGHT FEB.24TH

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 25th, 2018

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FROM KEITH TODD WITH DISTRICT TWO KYTC: We have posted some updates in Union County at www.facebook.com/kytcdistrict2. We will post any additional overnight updates on this page. KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 9:45 p.m. traffic ALERT US 60 is CLOSED due […]

American Red Cross Opens Shelters for Those Displaced by Flooding and Severe Weather

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2018

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Louisville, KY, February 24, 2018 — The American Red Cross currently has eight shelters open in Kentucky and Southern Indiana for those displaced by flooding and severe weather. More than two dozen people stayed in shelters Friday night and with more rain on the way, […]

Tornado Watch in Effect for WSON Listening Area

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 24th, 2018

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ORNADO WATCH 5 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS KYC007-033-035-039-047-055-059-075-083-101-105-107-139-143-145- 149-157-177-219-221-225-233-250300- /O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0005.180224T2115Z-180225T0300Z/ KY . KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE BALLARD CALDWELL CALLOWAY CARLISLE CHRISTIAN CRITTENDEN DAVIESS FULTON GRAVES HENDERSON HICKMAN HOPKINS LIVINGSTON LYON MARSHALL MCCRACKEN MCLEAN MUHLENBERG TODD TRIGG UNION WEBSTER […]

NWS Special Statement for Sunday Feb. 11th

Bill Stephens, Web Editor

February 11th, 2018

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…Light wintry precipitation possible this morning and then again this evening… Temperatures early this morning will be near the freezing mark along the Ohio River. This may allow for a period or patches of light freezing rain or light freezing drizzle at times. While road […]