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 Clay County man is behind bars and charged with assault, following a stabbing Wednesday in Laurel County.
William Smallwood of Manchester surrendered at the Laurel County Sheriff's Office early Thursday morning.
Smallwood allegedly stabbed of 44 year old Tommy Smith in the abdomen following a fight.
Smith was flown to the UK Medical Center.