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At least three dead in eastern Kentucky flood after heavy rain | USA TODAY


At least three people are dead after heavy rain caused massive flooding in eastern Kentucky, prompting the National Guard response.

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Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said he expects deaths to rise to double digits, calling it one of “the worst, most devastating flooding events” in state history. He said forecasted storms Thursday evening and into the weekend mean the impacts could worsen, potentially hindering both rescue efforts and work to restore power and water.

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