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.
HARLAN,Ky.(WYMT)- More than eight hundred coal jobs are coming to the region.
Officials with Professional Contracting out of Norton, Virginia tell us, they are getting ready to open five coal mines and two preparation plants.
Company leaders say they plan to open underground mines, surface mines, and prep plants in Harlan County and Wise and Dickenson Counties in nearby Virginia.
They are now taking applications to fill 850 jobs and expect to have nearly 4,000 jobs up for grabs in the future.
We will have much more on this story coming up tonight at 11.