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Soggy start to the new work and school week, storms possible early

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - You will need your rain gear this morning, but you should be able to put it away by the afternoon. It will be a tale of two skies today. Chances for showers and storms will plague us for the first half of the day, so keep that rain gear handy. Skies will start to clear this afternoon and highs should make it into the mid-70s.
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Quiet start ahead of warm and active work week

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - This morning’s showers and storms are long gone around the mountains and a rather calm and pleasant pattern is settling in t kick off this work week...but buckle up, because we’ve got changes on the way later this week. Tonight through Tomorrow Night. Quiet...
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Isolated showers and storms stick around

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Isolated showers and thunderstorms will be possible as we close out the weekend. Some could be heavy at times and produce gusty winds. Good news! The Storm Prediction Center trimmed back the Level 1 Marginal Risk. Now, only our far western border is included. The chance for severe storms tonight is very low; however scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible. Some of the showers could be heavy at times and produce gusty winds. Our highest rain chance will come late tonight and early Monday morning. Low temperatures bottom out in the upper-50s and lower-60s.
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Summerlike weather continues, stronger storms possible Sunday night

HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - It is feeling more like Summer across the mountains with warm temperatures and pop-up showers. This weather pattern will continue into Sunday, with a few stronger storms possible by Sunday night. Tonight through Sunday night. Scattered showers will stick around into tonight. Will it rain all...
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Prestonsburg Police Department giving away child safety seats

PRESTONSBURG, KY (WOWK) — Due to a “long time, successful relationship” with the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety, the Prestonsburg Police Department is giving away child safety seats. Police say the seats will be given away on a first-come-first-serve basis and is no-questions-asked. They say if you or someone you know needs a child safety […]
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Appalshop of Whitesburg hosts first Japanese Bon Odori Festival

WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - In honor of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, one Whitesburg woman wanted to share her Japanese heritage with Eastern Kentucky in a fun and engaging way. Development Director for Appalshop, Kathleen Byrn, coordinated the first Japanese Bon Odori Festival which took place in Whitesburg at...
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Cameron urges Kentuckians to report suspected election law violations to Election Fraud Hotline during primary

Attorney General Daniel Cameron on May 13 urged Kentuckians to report suspected election law violations during the 2022 primary election to the Attorney General’s Election Fraud Hotline by calling, 1-800-328-VOTE. “Kentuckians play a vital role in identifying suspected election violations, and we urge anyone who witnesses a violation to...
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Grey Matters 5K/10K kicks off in Whitesburg with largest turnout yet

WHITESBURG, Ky. (WYMT) - Dozens of runners and those wanting to support a good cause gathered bright and early Saturday morning for the fifth annual Grey Matters 5K/10K in Whitesburg. Even the gloomy weather could not stop nearly 200 people from coming out to participate, including Owsley County native and...
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