House approves budget agreement
Posted: 12/12/2013 - The White House is applauding a bipartisan House vote to approve a two-year budget agreement.
Radar estimates were showing anywhere from one inch to three inches of rainfall scattered across southern and eastern Kentucky. It came in two waves, one during the mid-morning and early afternoon, and the other during the evening hours. Expect similar showers and thunderstorms again on Wednesday and Thursday. You can check rainfall totals below:
I'm growing a little more concerned about the current levels of saturation. After dealing with these very heavy bursts of rain this past weekend and this week, we are pretty full! Full meaning that the ground is pretty soaked. It only takes a couple of days like this to get in a sensitive situation with Mother Nature.
The general rainfall forecast over the next couple of days is possibly underplayed. At any time, some of these storms can and will produce heavy amounts of rain like we experienced Tuesday. That's what makes forecasts like this a little more challenging. Below is a bit of a model breakdown.
I will have more on Wednesday.
Updated: 12/12/2013 - Ink from a southern Kentucky tattoo parlor is helping raise money for a cancer patient.
Updated: 12/12/2013 - The FCC is thinking about lifting its ban on cell phones during flights that would allow travelers to talk and text, but many people aren't happy about the idea.
Updated: 12/12/2013 - The coroner says 60-year-old Clint Howard was killed at a home in the Lily community Thursday night.
Posted: 12/12/2013 - Two people face charges in connection to a trailer stolen from a southern Kentucky business.
Posted: 12/12/2013 - Linnae Harper scored 18 points and Kastine Evans added 14 to lead No. 5 Kentucky to a 96-85 victory over DePaul on Thursday night.
Updated: 12/12/2013 - Wednesday morning, a Lexington man hit a cat with his car. Instead of driving on, he stopped and rushed the cat to the vet. He's taking care of the bill, but needs help finding the cat's family.
Updated: 12/12/2013 - A study by the Insurance Research Council puts Kentucky as the eighth worst state for having drivers without insurance.
Posted: 12/12/2013 - Police are searching for an inmate who escaped in Shelby County, while working at the Road Department.
Updated: 12/12/2013 - The Knox-Whitley Animal Shelter was destroyed by a fire, but they now have a temporary new home.