Governor Beshear Declares State Of Emergency

Governor Beshear has declared a State of Emergency this morning due to the intense thunderstorms and tornadoes across the state.

The storms caused widespread power outages, damage to commercial and private structures, injuries and at least seven deaths.

Governor Beshear is flying by National Guard helicopter to the effected areas to survey the damage and determine how public emergency service can best assist those facing loss of family and property.

We'll bring you the latest on the storm damages across the state on 27 NEWSFIRST at noon.

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