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.
The number of people coming down with the whooping cough is going up and now health officials are urging Kentuckians to get vaccinated.
In 2007, the number of whooping cough cases in the state was 47.
This year there are already more than 250 reported cases in the state.
The Kentucky Department of Public Health says children under one year old are most at risk for significant complications from the illness.