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A Perry County school bus lies destroyed after being caught up in the floodwaters of Lost Creek in Ned, Ky., on Friday.

At least 25 people have died in Kentucky’s floods, governor says

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (NPR) — Kentucky’s governor said it could take weeks to find all the victims of flash flooding that killed at least 25 people when torrential rains swamped towns across Appalachia. Gov. Andy Beshear said Saturday that the numbers of victims would likely rise significantly as a result of record flash flooding over the… Read More

Troublesome Creek floods the streets of Hindman, Kentucky.

Flooding devastates eastern Kentucky with more rain expected

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HINDMAN, Ky. (OVR) — Eastern Kentuckians are living through one of the most devastating floods in state history. Torrential rains rolled in Wednesday night, washing away homes and submerged entire downtowns by Thursday morning. Ohio Valley ReSource · Flooding devastates eastern Kentucky, more rain expected More rain is forecast through the weekend, potentially compounding an already massive… Read More