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The Floyd County Schools District announced in a statement Sept. 10 that the district’s mask requirement will continue as approved on Aug. 23, requiring all students above the age of two inside public buildings and buses to wear masks, despite legislative action taken this week.

As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise in Floyd County, the spotlight begins to focus more on the vaccinated versus unvaccinated.

Prestonsburg, KY

Right Now
  • Humidity: 92%
  • Feels Like: 30°
  • Heat Index: 35°
  • Wind: 6 mph
  • Wind Chill: 30°
  • UV Index: 2 Low
  • Sunrise: 07:39:54 AM
  • Sunset: 05:47:08 PM
  • Dew Point: 33°
  • Visibility: 7 mi


Cloudy skies early, followed by partial clearing. Temps nearly steady in the mid 30s. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.


Partly cloudy skies. Low 22F. Winds light and variable.


Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 32F. Winds light and variable.