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.
Pikeville is the place to be right now as the 36 Annual Hillbilly Day’s festivities got underway on Thursday.
There are still tons of activities going on here on this first day at Hillbilly Days and people are expecting it to be even busier Friday and Saturday.
The 36th Annual Hillbilly Days started Thursday and people wasted no time coming out for some fun
The crowd was met with music food games and more.
Some little ones even took their chances on a mechanical bull ride.
Hillbilly Days got its start as a way to raise money for the Shriner’s Hospital.