Rounds of heavy rain will begin to move into the area later tonight, leading to the increased potential for flooding. A Flood Watch is in effect for the entire area from now through Thursday and a Winter Storm Warning goes into effect tomorrow. As we head into Wednesday, temperatures will drop and transition our rain to sleet and eventually to snow. Most of the area could see several inches of snow and sleet before it's all said and done. Keep it locked right here for updates.
Two people, including a child, are dead after a traffic accident this morning in Knott County.
The coroner says it happened just before 9:00 at the junction of highway 80 and 1098 in Softshell.
A FedEx truck and a car collided killing two people in the car.
22-year-old Melinda Wagers and four-year-old Curtis Lee Matthew Kline of Breathitt county died.
Three others were taken to the hospital.
Police have not released any other information about the accident.