Heavy rain is beginning to fall across much of the area, leading to some localized flooding in several counties. 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.
Courtrooms across the state were closed Monday for the first of three furlough days this year.
The judicial branch says the furlough days are part of ongoing efforts to balance the budget after it was cut by more than 25-million dollars.
Non-elected court personnel will not get paid for Monday.
The two other furlough days are set for September 4th and October 15th.