U of L Shutting Down Early Due To Severe Weather Threat

The University of Louisville will cancel classes and close offices starting at 1:00pm today due to the threat of severe weather. Classes beginning at 1:00pm or later are canceled. Supervisors are advised to allow staff to leave on a staggered schedule beginning at noon. All staff must consult with their supervisor before leaving. UofL Outpatient […]

Severe Weather Likely For Louisville Area Today

The Louisville area is braced for another round of severe weather today. The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening and could produce damaging winds, large hail and possible tornados throughout the area. Cooler conditions are expected for the rest of the weekend, with highs Saturday only in the upper […]

Daniels Issues Disaster Declaration For 34 Indiana Counties

Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels has declared a disaster emergency for 34 counties hard-hit by recent severe weather and flooding. The state Department of Homeland Security’s Arvin Copeland says the declaration is a step toward a possible request for federal aid for the counties, many of which were affected by Ohio River flooding. “We will go […]

6:30am Weather Update: Strong Winds, With Storms Likely Today

Strong winds continue in the Louisville Metro this morning, with gusts as high as 25-30 mph. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until midnight tonight. Forecasters say wind gusts could be as high as 45 mph at times. A strong low pressure system will move across the Great Lakes today, dragging a cold front through the metro area. Ahead of this cold front, there’s a moist and moderately unstable airmass which could set the stage for severe storms in Louisville and southern Indiana this afternoon and evening as the front passes.