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.
A Floyd County man missing since Thanksgiving was found safe on Monday evening.
42 year old Brian Keith Prater was last seen last Wednesday night in the McDowell area.
His family says his car was later found in Elkhorn Park in Minnie.
Police searched the McDowell and Minnie areas for days looking for him.
Investigators say Prater contacted state police late this afternoon to report he was fine.
Troopers then found him and say he is okay.