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UPDATE on Flood Status of US 60 in Eastern Henderson County

UPDATE on Flood Status of US 60 in Eastern Henderson County

WMSK Staff

March 5th, 2018

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A section of US 60 between the 20 and 25 mile marker in eastern HENDERSON County now has Water Over Road signs posted at 3 locations. While floodwaters have dropped enough to allow the roadway to reopen to limited traffic, water on the roadway will […]

Consumer Alert: Review Your Coverage before the Storm Season

Consumer Alert: Review Your Coverage before the Storm Season

WMSK Staff

March 2nd, 2018

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Kentucky DOI Offers Advice for Severe Weather Awareness Week FRANKFORT, Ky. (March 2, 2018) – It is Severe Weather Awareness Week and the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) encourages residents to review and understand their insurance coverage before severe weather strikes. “It’s best if people […]

One Injured and One Dead in Single Vehicle Collision

One Injured and One Dead in Single Vehicle Collision

WMSK Staff

March 1st, 2018

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Excessive Speed is Believed to be a Contributing Factor WAVERLY, Ky. (February 28, 2018)–Kentucky State Police responded to a report of a single vehicle fatality collision on US 60 near KY 141 in Union County. Union County Sheriff’s Department was on patrol in the Morganfield […]

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

WMSK Staff

March 1st, 2018

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

AG warns proposed pension overhaul wouldn’t hold up in court

AG warns proposed pension overhaul wouldn’t hold up in court

WMSK Staff

February 28th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general says a public pension overhaul proposed by Republican lawmakers would not withstand court challenges likely to follow if the measure becomes law. Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear weighed in on one of the legislative session’s defining issues shortly […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 9:10 a.m. 02/28/2018

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 9:10 a.m. 02/28/2018

WMSK Staff

February 28th, 2018

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Caldwell County KY 128 has High Water signs posted at the 3.2mm US 62 Restricted to One Lane at 16.5 due to landslide just west of Caldwell-Hopkins Line Christian County KY 109 South has High Water signs posted at the 9 & 12 mile markers […]

EAS TEST ADVISORY – 2018 TORNADO DRILL

EAS TEST ADVISORY – 2018 TORNADO DRILL

WMSK Staff

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, […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 3:15 p.m. 02/27/2018

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 3:15 p.m. 02/27/2018

WMSK Staff

February 27th, 2018

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Caldwell County KY 128 has High Water signs posted at the 3.2mm US 62 Restricted to One Lane at 16.5 due to landslide just west of Caldwell-Hopkins Line Christian County KY 109 South has High Water signs posted at the 9 & 12 mile markers […]

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 11:45 a.m. 02/26/2018

KY Highway Water Over Road Report for D2 at 11:45 a.m. 02/26/2018

WMSK Staff

February 26th, 2018

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Caldwell County KY 128 has High Water signs posted at the 3.2mm US 62 Restricted to One Lane at 16.5 due to landslide just west of Caldwell-Hopkins Line Christian County KY 109 South has High Water signs posted at the 9 & 12 mile markers […]

AUTHORITIES – ONE PERSON DEAD AFTER VEHICLE FOUND IN FLOODED DITCH IN UNION COUNTY

AUTHORITIES – ONE PERSON DEAD AFTER VEHICLE FOUND IN FLOODED DITCH IN UNION COUNTY

WMSK Staff

February 25th, 2018

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The Union County Sheriff’s office and Union County Coroner are investigating the death of a person found in a vehicle late last night here in Union County. Rescue teams from both Union and Henderson Counties responded to the scene on Highway 359 near Hitesville Road […]

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

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

WMSK Staff

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 […]

Floodwaters Create Hazardous Driving Conditions (D2) – KYTC

Floodwaters Create Hazardous Driving Conditions (D2) – KYTC

WMSK Staff

February 25th, 2018

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Motorists should be aware that heavy rain overnight has created a number of driving hazards. Flash flooding is likely to continue to be an issue for the next few days with river flooding to present additional hazards for the next few weeks. The Kentucky Transportation […]

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

WMSK Staff

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 WMSK Listening Area

WMSK Staff

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 […]

Take a Road Trip through Kentucky Utilizing Tourism’s 2018 Official Visitor’s Guide

Take a Road Trip through Kentucky Utilizing Tourism’s 2018 Official Visitor’s Guide

WMSK Staff

February 12th, 2018

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (Feb. 12, 2018) – The Kentucky Department of Tourism has announced the release of the 2018 Official Kentucky Visitor’s Guide. The guide features unique Kentucky activities, attractions, lodging, shopping, entertainment, recreation and authentic dining options to inspire visitors to take a road trip […]