Louisville Metro Government officials are preparing to put a dollar figure on flood damage. The tabulation is part of the process for obtaining federal disaster funds.
Metro Louisville officials continue to say the city’s infrastructure is not to blame for yesterday’s (Tuesday’s) severe flooding in central and west Louisville.
The University of Louisville’s Belknap Campus remains closed this afternoon and will be closed Wednesday because of flooding.
The massive amounts of rain falling on Louisville today have put the city at a greater risk of flash-flooding.
Drivers who do attempt to pass through blocked streets during the flood are subject to arrest.
Metropolitan Sewer District Director Bud Schardein says today’s flooding is not due to improperly functioning drainage equipment.
Although flooding caused problems around Louisville this morning, some areas had few if any problems. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Neighborhoods on higher ground and those with ample drainage had clear streets after this mornings deluge. One of them was Houston Acres in eastern Jefferson County. Houston Acres mayor Charles Bartman says drainage was good there. […]
Homeless shelters and other service agencies have been struggling with storm’s effects. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has more. Officials at Louisville’s Coalition for the Homeless report shelters throughout the city are near or at capacity with people needing lodging during this week’s weather. And some agencies have also been doing their work without power. That includes […]
An E-On U.S. official says he’s not sure if the power company’s two Kentucky subsidiaries will request rate increases as a result of this week’s ice storm.
Louisville Metro Government is offering a place to stay and access to electricity to anyone who lost power in the ice storm.