A LOCAL 8 WEATHER ALERT is in effect into Wednesday due repeated rainfall. A Flood Watch is in effect for our area until 7 AM Wednesday. Where there are more pauses in the rain, totals will be closer to 2 inches but some will receive at least 4 inches of rainfall total. Creeks and streams run high and areas with poor runoff could face flooding problems. Busy commute hours could face more slowdowns, with fog and standing water on roads as well.
Chattanooga firefighters are mourning the loss of one of their own.
24-year-old Shane Daughetee among several firefighters from the Highway 58 Volunteer Fire Department who responded to a house fire late last night in northern Hamilton County.
Authorities say Daughetee apparently went through a floor, while battling the blaze.
The family who lived in the home escaped without injury.
The home was destroyed.
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