A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Eastern Kentucky through Friday evening. Heavy rain is possible through Friday as a strong storm system moves through the mountains. Flash Flooding is likely during this time. Remember if you come across a flooded roadway to turn around and don't drown. Keep it with WYMT for the latest.
State police say they will be conducting more patrols, and using more radars and speed checkpoints from march until at least may. Officials say they're getting an early start with ballgames and events like prom and graduation coming up later this spring. Officials say checkpoints aren't just for police... they also help drivers remember to slow down.
Kentucky State Police say they will also be enforcing the new seat belt law during the spring safety blitz. They say all counties in eastern Kentucky will be targeted.