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Rowan County hit by flash flooding

Parts of Rowan County picked up almost two-inches of rain in a short amount of time, triggering flash flooding on Memorial Day.

Flash Flooding Sunday in parts of eastern Kentucky

Heavy rain triggered flash flooding and at least one water rescue in parts of eastern Kentucky on Sunday.

Clay City warns of rising water on roads

The Clay City Fire Department is warning people about rising water levels on several roads in the area.

State of Emergency declared in Bath Co. due to flooding

A State of Emergency has been declared in Bath County due to damage from flash flooding Tuesday night.

Governor requests disaster declaration for 58 KY counties

The storm caused more than $41 million in damages, mainly to highways, bridges, and utility infrastructure.

KYEM remains activated in response to flooding

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Kentucky Division of Emergency Management says it is still activated in response to continual flooding conditions throughout Kentucky. Since February...

Montgomery County family narrowly escapes flash flooding

People in Montgomery County are beginning the clean-up after Sunday's flash flooding damaged dozens of homes and businesses.

Flash-flooding cancels distillery tours

Saturday's rain caused flash-flooding problems in some areas of the state, including Versailles, where waters left a mess behind at a stop on the state's bourbon trail.

Searchers find body of missing Maryland man

Hermond was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and a sergeant in the Maryland Army National Guard.

Flash flooding in Scott County locks people in their homes

Sadieville's Scotty Arnold's no stranger to waiting out the storm. He says, "...when we get it all real quick it washes my drive out."

Drone used to look for hazardous materials after Johnson County flooding

The Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection used a drone to search for hazardous materials in areas devastated by flash flooding in Johnson County.

Sundy Best holds benefit concert for flood victims

Kentucky-native band Sundy Best returned to their roots on Wednesday to help raise money for flood damage in Johnson County.

‘Sundy Best’ to perform benefit concert for storm victims

The country music duo, 'Sundy Best,' is taking time away from a national tour to play a benefit concert in Paintsville next Wednesday to raise money for storm victims in Johnson County.

UPDATE: Fourth flood victim found and identified in Johnson County

The body of a man who was credited with saving four family members from flash flooding in Johnson County has been found and identified. The coroner says 34-year old Scott Johnson's body was recovered Friday.

Additional search dog teams to help in Johnson County

Members of Owen County's Commonwealth Canine Search & Recovery team and the Grand Paws Search Dog Association are expected in Johnson County on Thursday to help search for missing flood victims.

Coroner: One man is dead, 9-people missing in Johnson County after flash flooding

The Johnson County coroner says one man is dead and nine people are missing after flash flooding hit the Flat Gap Community on Monday. The victim's name wasn't released pending notification of family.

Emergency shelter open in Rowan County for storm victims

Storms damaged dozens of homes and washed away cars along US 60 in Rowan County Monday. A temporary shelter for storm victims was set up at the Carl D. Perkins Center at 1550 Divide Hill in Morehead, according to Kentucky Emergency Management.

Feds approve disaster declaration in Kentucky

A disaster declaration has been approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration for heavy rain and flash flooding in August that swamped roads and forced people from their homes in eastern Kentucky.

House Condemned After Flash Flooding Damage

A woman in Anderson County had to be rescued overnight after flash flood waters destroyed a home near Puncheon Creek. A church and road were also damaged by the high water.

House Condemned After Flash Flooding Damage

A woman in Anderson County had to be rescued overnight after flash flood waters destroyed a home near Puncheon Creek. A church and road were also damaged by the high water.

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