Main Street Stores Flood in 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 Thursday afternoon. 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, captured by Larry Lynn, shows flooding on Main Street in Whitesburg, a city severely hit by the flooding. Credit: Larry Lynn via Storyful

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