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.
Soldiers deployed overseas will get an extra month to cast absentee ballots in three special elections this fall in Kentucky.
A Franklin County Circuit Judge approved the order Tuesday giving soldiers the extra time to vote.
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes filed suit earlier this month requesting more time for soldier’s votes to be counted in a congressional race and two legislative races on November 6th.
The deadline for candidates to file in the special elections had been 28 days before the vote.
That didn't allow sufficient time for absentee ballots to be mailed and returned.
The ruling sets Sept. 10 as the new filing deadline, allowing 57 days for soldiers receive and return ballots.