Just after flooding in St. Louis comes catastrophic flooding in Kentucky

Revelation 16:9 “They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.”

Important Takeaways:

  • Kentucky flooding: Homes, cars under water with over 22,000 power outages reported
  • This catastrophic flooding in Kentucky came just two days after a historic flood in St. Louis killed one person on Tuesday when more than 9 inches of rain fell.
  • In Buckhorn, a photo shared on social media showed the elementary school was almost completely underwater.
  • More than 8 inches of rain has fallen in the city of Hazard since Wednesday, most of which fell in just a few hours early Thursday morning.
  • Many other areas in eastern Kentucky have received between 4 and 8 inches of rain.
  • The North Fork of the Kentucky River at Whitesburg has risen to an all-time record crest of 16.81 feet, smashing the previous record of 14.7 feet from Jan. 29, 1957. The river level rose more than 13 feet in about 7.5 hours early Thursday morning.

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