Kentucky Natural Hazards Overview

2018 Kentucky Hazard Mitigation Plan

2018 Kentucky Hazard Mitigation is stored on KYEM’s website and can be downloaded at https://kyem.ky.gov/recovery/Pages/2018-Kentucky-Hazard-Mitigation-Plan-.aspx

In the state hazard mitigation plan the Commonwealth’s natural hazards are divided into 10 categories, as follows.

  • Flooding
    • Dam Safety
  • Drought
  • Earthquakes
  • Landslides
  • Karst/Sinkholes
  • Mine Subsidence
  • Severe Winter Storms
  • Tornadoes and Severe Thunderstorm Wind
  • Extreme Temperatures
  • Wildfires

 


 

Hazards in Kentucky

  • Dam Failure
  • Drought
  • Earthquake
  • Extreme Temperature
  • Flood
  • Forest Fire
  • Hail Storm
  • Karst/Sinkhole
  • Landslide
  • Mine/Land Subsidence
  • Severe Storm
  • Severe Winter Storm
  • Tornado

 


 

 

KAMM Website Links to Hazard Info

Hazard Overview, Guidance and Resources