Flooded Appalachian Counties Expect Even More Rain

Severe thunderstorms overwhelmed the Appalachian region February 4 and 5, with Harlan County, Kentucky, seeing almost five inches of rain in 48 hours, local media reported.

Johnnie Nicholson shared a video of flooding in Levi Jackson State Park in Laurel County, Kentucky.

Heavy rain forced road closures in eastern Kentucky on February 6, WYMT reported, and the National Weather Service issued new flood warnings for Kentucky and neighboring states through February 7. Credit: Johnnie Nicholson via Storyful