Heavy rain will continue to fall across the mountains. 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.
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Emergency management officials tell us they are on the scene of a train derailment near Paintsville in Johnson County.
It has happened at the CSX Railyard.
We're told a locomotive and four coal cars were involved.
Officials say the cars remained upright and were unloaded at the time of the incident.
Right now, the railroad crossing on highway 581 in Thealka is blocked and could be for several hours.
We'll have much more on this coming up on WKYT this morning.