Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Leslie, McCreary, Pulaski, Rockcastle, Wayne and Whitley County until 11 p.m. While the worst of the weather held off this afternoon, it looks like we will still see some strong storms later tonight, generally between 8 p.m. and midnight. These storms will likely feature strong winds and hail, with heavy rain and an isolated tornado (mainly possible in the Cumberland Valley/I-75 corridor) being the secondary threats. Keep it locked here for the latest.
The Johnson County Coroner’s office is on the scene of an overnight Fire.
Mountain News has learned that a fire has taken a life of a male after his State Street residence caught fire overnight.
The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.
We will have more information on this story as it becomes available.