‘We love you, and we care about you’: Gov. Andy Beshear, other state leaders react to EKY flooding
EASTERN KENTUCKY (WYMT) - “The situation is dynamic,” said Governor Beshear. “We probably have not seen the worst of it. Sadly, we believe we will lose Kentuckians.”
People in Eastern Kentucky are picking up the pieces after historic flash flooding hit the region Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
Governor Andy Beshear held a news conference Thursday morning to update people across the Commonwealth about the floods after several cities declared a State of Emergency.
You can watch the news conference below.
The Governor also issued a statement on Facebook. “We love you, and we care about you,” he said in the statement.
You can see his statement below.
Kentucky House Democratic Caucus Leader Joni Jenkins also issued a statement Thursday morning.
My prayers are with the families in Eastern Kentucky facing heavy floods, mudslides, and power outages this week. My team is in close contact with local officials and I’m ready to provide any help I can. Thank you to the first responders who are helping Kentuckians stay safe.— Leader McConnell (@LeaderMcConnell) July 28, 2022
We are sending reporters out to some of the most heavily hit areas in the area and will have updates on the aftermath of the flooding throughout the day.
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