Severe weather looks likely later this afternoon. The best chances appear to be between 3 p.m. 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.
A state representative plans to retire from the state legislature after 28 years.
Lonnie Napier represents Garrard County and part of Madison County.
The republican told the Advocate-Messenger that this legislative session will be his last.
However, he hasn't ruled out running for office again.
Napier has recently called for mandatory drug testing of welfare recipients.