Some storms are possible during the morning and afternoon on Tuesday. Damaging winds and flooding will be the main threats. With an already soaked ground, expect strong winds to easily bring down some trees.
RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) - A spokeswoman for the Blue Grass Army Depot says a vapor leak from a sarin gas round posed no danger to the public and stayed contained inside a storage igloo at the base.
Spokeswoman Jana Felts told The Richmond Register a mobile monitoring lab detected the leak during a routine analysis of the atmosphere within the igloo on Monday.
Felts says a powered filter has been connected to the igloo to ensure the leak does not enter the outside atmosphere.
Felts says the round will be "overpacked," or placed within a larger, sealed container. The leaking munition then be moved to a separate igloo, and monitored.
Sarin is a nerve agent that is stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot along with VX and mustard gas munitions.
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