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.
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.