Severe weather is expected for the next few hours in Louisville and southern Indiana.
A cold front is moving east and pushing an unstable air mass through the region. National Weather Service meteorologist Brian Schoettmer says the storms will likely last until about 4:00 this afternoon.
A Tornado Watch is in effect until 4pm today. High winds will continue throughout the day, and forecasters say storms later this morning and afternoon could be severe, with higher gusts and isolated tornadoes.
Louisville Gas and Electric Company will soon file for a rate increase with the Public Service Commission. LG&E hopes to recoup expenses for infrastructure improvements and repairs after the wind and ice storms of the last two years.
Today’s flooding had the Jefferson County Public School district employees scrambling to deal with many of its facilities throughout the county. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Jefferson County Public Schools was scheduled have its buses on the roads Tuesday for the district’s annual test runs in advance of the upcoming school year. Instead, flooding caused the… Continue reading Jefferson County Schools Damaged by Flooding
The Louisville district of the US Army Corps of Engineers is keeping an eye on recent flooding. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The US Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville district covers Indiana, Kentucky and parts of Ohio and Illinois. As of Tuesday afternoon, no states or communities had requested major assistance. Spokesperson Ron Elliott says that… Continue reading Flooding Puts Army Corps of Engineers on Alert
The morning’s flooding has city busses running behind schedule. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The Transit Authority of River City or TARC is reporting that this morning’s flooding has disrupted bus schedules and even prevented some busses from getting on the road, says TARC spokesperson Nina Walfoort. “Almost all of our buses are on some amount… Continue reading Flooding Disrupts TARC Bus Services
The ice storm has caused problems for the Louisville Metro Sewer District.
Severe thunderstorms last Sunday left many homes in the region without power. The storms and high winds rolled through the region leaving thousands of people in Indiana without power during the night. In Southern Indiana, most of those affected were in Clark and Scott counties, says Duke Energy’s Angeline Protogere, and most of those outages… Continue reading Power Outages Follow Sunday's Storms