A Flood Watch and a Winter Storm Watch are out for the entire region late Tuesday through early Thursday. Heavy rain develops Tuesday night into Wednesday morning and may put down 1”-3” in some areas. We are looking at the possibility of significant snow and sleet from late Wednesday through early Thursday.
A state police trooper, injured when he fell out of a helicopter, is now out of the hospital.
Trooper Cory Nokes was treated at UK Hospital for a broken leg, dislocated ankle and other injuries.
Police say he was hurt last Tuesday while rappelling out of a helicopter into a marijuana field in Bell County.
Police say his equipment malfunctioned, and he fell about 40 feet.