Flooding is a major concern today across Eastern Kentucky as rivers continue to rise after the heavy rain and snow melt of the last few days. Now as the rain has transitioned to sleet and snow roads will become treacherous and ice covered. Flood Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for most of the day. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
The Harlan County Rescue Squad now has a new truck to help respond to calls.
The Harlan Daily reports five months ago members of the squad asked the Harlan County Fiscal Court for funding.
Magistrates voted unanimously to help the group.
The squad has helped save lives during emergencies since 1959.