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.
Police release the names of the two people killed in a crash on Monday in Pike County.
Police say 57 year old Douglas Wayne Dotson and 55 year old Dianne Dotson, both of Grundy, Virginia died at the scene.
Investigators say they were on US-460 in the sharp curve near the Millard school when the flat bed of a tractor-trailer truck, driven by 37 year old Jason Doss of Indiana, crossed the line and hit their mini-van.
Police reconstructed the crash on Tuesday morning and are still looking into the cause of the crash.