Frankfort To Get Weather Radio Transmitter

By: Lauren Raymer Email
By: Lauren Raymer Email

It's something many people say has been needed for years, and now, the city of Frankfort will finally be getting a National Weather Service radio transmitter.

For years, Frankfort has been considered a "dead zone" for weather radios. That means, people who live in the capitol city were not alerted in the event of severe weather.

Until now, the nearest transmitters were in Lexington and Louisville.

Governor Beshear announced Thursday that Frankfort will be getting a transformer of their own. It is expected to be finished by the end of the summer.

You must be logged in to post comments.

Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:

Read Comments

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
  • by KentuckyGuy Location: Bluegrass on May 23, 2008 at 07:21 AM
    Actually Frankfort is the "living-dead zone". Once elected you go there and the other politicians eat your brain and you turn into one of them "the living-dead".
  • by Zatoichi Location: Richmond on May 23, 2008 at 02:22 AM
    Now the folks will be warned in advance of approaching Global Warming. For many years Global Warming has caused giant Tsunamis on the Kentucky River wiping out many residents and their houesboats. A cyclone hit Frankfort several weeks ago and the secretive government of Steve Beshear has been reluctant to let in outside aid from more developed counties like Scott and Owen.
  • by TheOmegaMan Location: Outtahere on May 23, 2008 at 02:17 AM
    I always thought Frankfort was called a "dead zone" because the Government is located there.


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 19178364 -
Gray Television, Inc.