Flash Floods occur within a few minutes or hours of excessive rainfall, a dam or levee failure, or sudden release of water held by an ice jam. Most Flash Flooding is caused by slow-moving Thunderstorms, Thunderstorms repeatedly moving over the same area, or heavy rains from Hurricanes or Tropical Storms. When the waters start rising, what do you do? Find out all you need to know if the waters rise in Kentuckiana again. More >>
A Tornado is defined as a violently rotating column of air extending from a Thunderstorm to the ground. These destructive forces of nature are found most frequently in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains during the Spring and Summer months.
WAVE3's in depth discussion of Tornado SafetyMore >>
Sometimes Winter Storms are accompanied by strong winds creating blizzard conditions with blinding wind-driven snow, severe drifting, and dangerous wind chills. Ice storms are sometimes associated with Winter Storms...something we are familiar with in Kentuckiana. Everything you need to know about Winter Storm Safety More >>
The Louisville/Jefferson County Local Emergency Planning Committee recently released a booklet on disaster and emergency preparedness with helpful tips on what you can do to prepare and protect yourself during severe weather and other emergencies.More >>