Severe weather looks likely on Saturday afternoon. The best chances appear to be between 2 p.m. Saturday and Midnight. Damaging winds, large hail, heavy rain, and an isolated tornado or two are possible. The area at the greatest risk for severe weather in eastern Kentucky is in the Cumberland Valley, near the I-75 corridor. Keep it locked here for updates.
Kentucky's new lieutenant governor says he will be busy and off to a fast start.
Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson says he will use his experience as Louisville Mayor to focus on several areas including economic development and getting the state's economy moving.
"Whether it was bringing in UPS or getting companies to talk about their needs I think the experience I had there can help the Commonwealth,” Lt. Governor Jerry Abramson said.
Abramson is replaced Hazard native Daniel Mongiardo as Lt. Governor.