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.
A Kentucky River Regional Jail inmate is facing more charges after officials say he hit a deputy.
The Hazard Herald says 27 year old Christopher Hale was arrested after a warrant was served.
When deputies were taking him to the jail, he allegedly started to fight with the deputies... hitting one of them in the head and causing head trauma requiring stitches.
He is now facing assaulting an officer, resisting arrest and menacing charges.