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.
Former UNC President Bill Friday confirmed to WYMT's sister station, WITN, that Andy Griffith has died in North Carolina.
The 86-year-old actor died at his home around 7:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
Griffith's legacy role, which earned him the title of "America's Favorite Sheriff" was on "The Andy Griffith" show. The show ran from 1960-1968. Griffith also produced and starred in the television series "Matlock."
Griffith received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005 from President George W. Bush.