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.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - University of Kentucky President Eli
Capilouto says he won't get involved in asking for state funding
for Rupp Arena because his priority is construction needs on
Capilouto says he can't support requests that compete with the
needs on campus. The university is preparing to build a new dorm in
the next year and has some $1 billion in construction needs on the
The Rupp Arena task force is considering replacing or renovating
Rupp Arena. A consultant is expected to make a final recommendation
in January. There has been little discussion about funding.
Officials from Mayor Jim Gray's office were not immediately
available for comment, the newspaper said.