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Flooding Worries In Eastern KY

JACKSON, Ky. (AP) - Flooding worries continue in eastern Kentucky, but forecasters say the rain is ending.

The National Weather Service had much of the eastern region of the state under various flooding statements early Monday after heavy rain fell.

A flash flood warning was expected to be lifted at mid-morning Monday for the counties of Estill, Lee, Jackson, Owsley, Rockcastle and Laurel.

To the northeast, a similar warning was in effect for Johnson and Martin counties.

The eastern Kentucky counties of Breathitt, Floyd, Magoffin and Morgan were also warned. A broader flood watch was effective until Monday evening for much of the eastern region.

Rainfall was forecast to end Monday over Kentucky.

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