June 23, 2011 - 4:04am
Damage initially seems to lie through the middle of Jefferson County with Churchill Downs reportedly suffering severe damage to horse barns.
What started out as an average summer day with a 40 percent chance of thunderstorms, quickly turned into an atypical summer day with an unusual and seemingly unannounced tornado outbreak with very little lead time.Initially, a very small thunderstorm turned tornadic, crossing the county from west...
April 20, 2011 - 12:52pm
Local news for April 20, 2011
"Winds in excess of 60 mph downed trees and power lines during last night’s storms, and knocked out power to more than 20,000 homes in the metro area.
July 29, 2012 - 7:50pm
by Lou
This week will mark the official kick-off of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Festival.
This week will mark the official kick-off of the 2011 Kentucky Derby Festival. Venue set-up and preparations for Derby Festival’s Opening Ceremonies: Thunder Over Louisville and Chow Wagon began today, Monday, April 11.The public venue runs North of Main between Clay and 8th Street on the...
July 29, 2012 - 7:53pm
Most of us won’t mind the passing weather so much, but the big temperature adjustment is expected to make people complain.• Current radar
After two very warm days in Kentuckiana, a strong cold front will be sweeping its way through the region, bringing with it a good chance for thunderstorms and severe weather. Severe weather is defined by surface wind gusts exceeding 50 knots (60 m.p.h.), or hail size exceeding three quarters of an...
July 29, 2012 - 7:53pm
Two tornadoes touched down early Moday morning according to the National Weather Service. Many say they never even heard the sirens. Read this and we may save your life.
It was only a few days ago that Kentuckiana saw its first episode of gnarly springtime weather; tornadoes, heavy rain, local flooding, and dangerous lightning. As Spring approaches we can expect with certainty the potential for similar weather phenomena to occur.