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. Arctic air pushes in from west to east on Wednesday with heavy sleet and snow taking over. That setup could produce several inches of accumulation. Snow will slowly end from west to east Thursday as bitterly cold air continues to push in.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky officials say unemployment rates fell in 72 of the state's counties between July 2012 and last month.
They say the jobless rates rose in 42 counties and stayed the same in six other counties.
The figures were released Thursday by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training.
The report says Woodford County had the state's lowest jobless rate at 5.8 percent. It was followed by Fayette County at 6.4 percent, Oldham County at 6.5 percent and Scott County at 6.6 percent.
Harlan County had the state's highest unemployment rate at 17.2 percent. Next was Leslie County at 16.9 percent, followed by Magoffin County at 16.8 percent and Letcher County at 16.3 percent.
The statewide unemployment rate was 8.5 percent last month.
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