A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect now through Monday afternoon as rain and snow effect travel. Valley locations can expect mainly rain, but if you are traveling east to the mountains you can expect 1 - 3" of snow. Traveling on the plateau, you will see rain change to snow Monday morning around 5am, North on I-75 into SE Kentucky look for a wintry mix to snow around 7am.
Monroe County (WVLT) - An inmate that escaped from the Monroe County jail has been caught.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Department says 24 year-old Scott Mehlhaff escaped over the back fence of the jail just after 11:00 p.m. Thursday night.
With the help of a police dog, deputies spotted Mehlhaff at about 11:45 p.m. hiding in some brush less than a quarter mile away from the jail.
Mehlhaff was behind bars on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and an out of state warrant.
It's not clear yet if he'll face additional charges.
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