A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for Eastern Kentucky through Saturday morning. Heavy rain is possible through Saturday as a strong storm system moves through the mountains. Flash Flooding is likely during this time. Remember if you come across a flooded roadway to turn around and don't drown. Keep it with WYMT for the latest.
SOMERSET, Ky (WYMT-TV) - The Somerset Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own tonight.
Officer Brooks Barleston passed away Monday afternoon due to an illness. Barleston served in the patrol division since 2007 and received multiple awards for his dedication to law enforcement.