Are Kentucky Sporting Venues Ready For Severe Storms?

By: Sherelle Roberts Email
By: Sherelle Roberts Email

Chief meteorologist T.G. Shuck is in Louisville this week for the National Weather Association Conference.

Monday Shuck presented research he conducted on severe weather polices at some major sporting venues in Kentucky. He's helping people consider what would happen if a tornado or a lightning storm broke out during a big game. Where would people go, what would they do?

The study was prompted after a tornado hit downtown Atlanta during the SEC Basketball Tournament last March, causing major damage to the Georgia Dome.

Shuck shared his findings with weather experts from all around the country. He hopes this will get everyone thinking about fan safety.


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  • by PD Location: JUSTHERE on Oct 14, 2008 at 07:08 AM
    We're not talking about TG 'Under the Gun' Shuck are we? Be proud. My father gave up the Weather Channel for you.
  • by Zatoichi Location: Richmond on Oct 14, 2008 at 01:12 AM
    So let's spend a few million dollars to study this phenomena. Just because it's as likely to happen as it is you will hit the Powerball this week. While TG is at it maybe he can tell us the effect of a snowstorm in hades....where would those poor devils go?
  • by Chuck Location: Lexington on Oct 13, 2008 at 08:23 PM
    I hope we keep him in Lexington for a long time to come. Bless him. Give that boy a raise!!

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