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.
A power company will stop plans to build a coal-burning plant, as part of an agreement with some customers and public interest groups.
East Kentucky Power wanted to build the plant in Clark County.
However, some people raised concerns about the environmental impact it might have.
Instead, East Kentucky Power officials say they're now working to find new energy efficiency programs and renewable energy options.