Heavy rain will continue to fall across the mountains. Flood Warnings are already out for most of the area through later this afternoon. A Flood Watch continues for everyone through tomorrow night. A Winter Storm Warning goes into effect later today for most of the area. The rain will start to transition to freezing rain/sleet and snow by later this evening, generally between 8 p.m. and midnight. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
Union officials say more than 2,700 United Steel Workers are beginning the second week of their strike against Appalachian Regional Healthcare.
Negotiations broke off last Thursday after ARH officials say they presented their latest contract proposal.
As of now, no future negotiation dates have been set.
Both sides say they are waiting for a federal mediator to set those times.
Union officials say they're also waiting on information from ARH officials regarding their proposed health care plan.