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.
Kentucky State Police have confirmed a child in southern Kentucky has been shot.
It happened around 5:30pm Wednesday on Old Bethel Church Road, off Highway 90 in Wayne County. We're told it's near the community of Zula.
State Police say an 11-year-old child shot his or her 9-year-old sibling.
We're told it appears to have been an accident.
They're not releasing any more information right now on the circumstances surrounding the shooting.
We'll continue to follow this case and will have the latest tonight on Mountain News Nightwatch.