Tag Archive: Flooding

Mar 22

Kentucky Division of Water Permits

Estill County has been notified by the Kentucky Division of Water that residents and businesses in Estill County who live in the 1% flood plain must receive a county and state permit before repairing their homes or businesses. County permits will be issued at no cost to the residents and businesses. Estill County will not …

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Mar 04

Supplies needed for clean-up

Cleaning-Supplies Air freshener Bleach 5-gallon bucket with lid House hold cleaner Clothesline 100ft and clothes pins Liquid laundry detergent Dish soap Latex gloves Work gloves Scouring pads Scrub brushes Sponges Towels Heavy duty trash bags Tarps Shop-vac Shop brooms/squeegees Tools Hammers and nails Screwdrivers Wrenches Rope Tools for removing drywall First Aid Kit Tylenol/Ibuprofen Band-Aids …

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Feb 28


This will be a list of road closures during this flooding event. Please let us know if your road is flooded and not on the list. DO NOT drive in flood waters!! Roads CLOSED: Dark Hollow

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Feb 28


The Flood Warning is now in effect until late Wednesday Evening… The Flood Warning continues for the Kentucky River near Ravenna. * Until Wednesday evening. * At 5:15 AM EST Sunday the stage was 21.1 feet. * Flood stage is 21.0 feet. * Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast. * Forecast…The river …

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Mar 27

Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe Weather Preparedness   Flash Flooding Safety Rules Flash floods and floods are the #1 storm related killer in Kentucky and across the United States. If Driving, DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED AREAS! Even if it looks shallow enough to cross. The majority of deaths due to flooding are due to people driving through flooded areas. Water …

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Mar 27

Flood Awareness

Flash floods and floods are the #1 storm related killer in Kentucky and across the United States. Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other severe weather related hazard. Estill County and many other areas of Kentucky have already began to experience how quickly waters can rise. With the ground heavily …

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Mar 06

Flood Warning/Water Outage/Boil Water Advisory

Water Outage and Boil Water Advisory issued for: Millers Creek, Pryse, Driftwood Drive, John Campbell, Beatyville Rd, Fitchburg, and Old Landing from 765-4900. A possible water main break is causing the outage effecting @230 customers. Flood waters are hindering the efforts of the water company to locate the break. Residents in the Cobhill, Watson Ridge …

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Mar 04


The KY River continues to rise and many roads are flooded. Current closed roads are: Red Lick, Old Landing at Buck Creek, Dark Hollow, Jakes Heavenly HWY, Murphy’s Ford, Noland Creek, Sang Branch, Driftwood Dr, Millers Creek and Clear Creek. Please use extreme caution if traveling this evening or tomorrow morning. Roadways are hazardous now, …

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Mar 03


The Boil Water Advisory has been lifted for all Estill County residents, including the cities of Irvine and Ravenna. A FLOOD WARNING has been issued. If you live in flood prone areas prepare now. A WInter Storm WATCH has also been issued. Continue to monitor these developing weather situations.

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Mar 02


March has been designated as Severe Weather Preparedness Month in Estill County and other counties across the state and have designated this month as a time for severe weather preparedness. We know it’s hard to think about severe weather with all the snow we’ve had, but as the weather begins to get warmer the chance …

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