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.
The former owner of a Letcher County rest home enters a plea deal on federal charges.
James Tackett agreed to plead guilty to theft of federal money.
Tackett faced 19 counts of theft of government funds.
Officials say the theft took place between 2007 and 2009 while Tackett ran the Golden Years Rest Home in Letcher County.
Officials say Tackett got away with more than $92,000.