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.
THORNTON, Ky. (WYMT) - Fire officials say an elderly woman is dead after a house fire in Letcher County.
It happened in the Thornton community off Highway 1862.
Officials say 73-year old Virginia Lowe was pulled from the home and they tried to save her life, but she did not make it.
The cause of the fire is not known.
We have a reporter at the scene and will have much more tonight at 11.