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.
Negotiations will start at nine o'clock Thursday morning between ARH and Coventry Care officials.
A federal judge has ordered the two companies to sit down together and negotiate.
She also ordered that every two hours, the court be notified about the status of settlement negotiations.
If an agreement is not reached by Friday night, thousands could be without a local health care provider and hundreds of employees may lose their jobs.
A hearing on the matter is set for Friday morning in Lexington.