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.
MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WYMT/WSAZ) - The name of a logger who was electrocuted has been released.
The Mingo County Sheriff's Office says that Elbert Allen Hinkle, 27, of Beech Creek, was electrocuted around noon Tuesday in the Newtown area.
Investigators say Hinkle was on his lunch break and was electrocuted in an un-work related incident.
Hinkle was an employee with C&A Timber Company.