Buildings Submerged as Severe Flooding Hits Whitesburg, Kentucky

At least three people died after severe flooding devastated parts of eastern Kentucky on Thursday, July 28, officials said.

Gov. Andy Beshear said people were waiting to be rescued as of 12.30 pm on Thursday. Beshear said he expected the death toll to rise significantly as the National Weather Service warned that more showers and thunderstorms were forecast through Friday.

This footage was captured by Jessica and Stephan Dezarn, who said it was filmed in Whitesburg on Thursday morning. Credit: Jessica and Stephan Dezarn via Storyful

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