Businesses and Organizations Prepare for Hurricane Relief

Several Louisville-area organizations are preparing to help eastern states in the path of Hurricane Irene. Louisville Gas and Electric crews have been sent to Pennsylvania and Virginia to help restore power, should lines be damaged. Crews from other states often come to Kentucky during severe outages. The Bluegrass chapter of the American Red Cross has… Continue reading Businesses and Organizations Prepare for Hurricane Relief

Kentucky Red Cross Volunteers Preparing for Hurricane

by Brenna Angel, Kentucky Public Radio The Bluegrass Chapter of the American Red Cross is preparing for Hurricane Irene. Spokesman Winn Stephens says as the storm moves closer to land, volunteers are mobilizing. “We have our emergency response vehicle and two local volunteers who left at 6:00 on Wednesday morning to drive to Columbia, South… Continue reading Kentucky Red Cross Volunteers Preparing for Hurricane

Hurricanes Expected to Bring Little Rain to Kentucky

Forecasters say it’s unlikely the Louisville area will see any precipitation from the remnants of Hurricane Gustav or other storm systems approaching the U.S. Don Kirkpatrick with the National Weather Service in Louisville says what’s left of Gustav is moving very slowly through Louisiana and Texas. “We could see a little bit of moisture from… Continue reading Hurricanes Expected to Bring Little Rain to Kentucky

Fay To Have Little Or No Effect On Kentucky

Sometimes when a hurricane or tropical storm makes landfall in the U.S., remnants of the storm travel several hundred miles inland. But Kentucky forecasters say that likely won’t be the case with Tropical Storm Fay. Meteorologist Joe Ammerman with the National Weather Service in Louisville says Fay isn’t expected to have even a small impact… Continue reading Fay To Have Little Or No Effect On Kentucky