Flooding is a major concern today across Eastern Kentucky as rivers continue to rise after the heavy rain and snow melt of the last few days. Now as the rain has transitioned to sleet and snow roads will become treacherous and ice covered. Flood Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for most of the day. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
OYSTER BAY, N.Y. (AP) - Twenty five people have been rescued from a capsized yacht near Oyster Bay on Long Island and a search is continuing for others who could be missing.
The U.S. Coast Guard says it received a report Wednesday night that a 36-foot Silverton motor yacht had capsized. Coast Guard rescue teams, assisted by local law enforcement agencies, fire departments and owners of private boats, pulled 25 people from the water at about 11 p.m.
A spokesman for the Nassau County Police Department says one person was hospitalized in serious condition. He says the search is continuing into the morning.
The newspaper Newsday reports that children could be among the missing. Police could not confirm this.
Newsday says the group was on the boat to watch the fireworks.