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State of Emergency declared in two counties after flash flooding

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Published: Feb. 28, 2021 at 11:28 PM EST
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(WYMT) - Due to flash flooding across the mountains, Magoffin and Pike County are under a State of Emergency.

City and county leaders in Magoffin County declared a verbal State of Emergency.

Both the City of Salyersville and Magoffin County officials sent a notice to the Kentucky Emergency Management and will file a written declaration on Monday.

Officials continue to monitor flood conditions.

Read more below:

Mayor Shepherd and I have issued verbal declarations of a State of Emergency pursuant to KRS 39A.100(2) for the City of...

Posted by Matt Wireman, Magoffin Judge Executive on Sunday, February 28, 2021

Pike County Judge Executive Ray Jones posted on Facebook early Monday morning that Pike County is in a State of Emergency.

He said there is damage county-wide.

Posted by Judge Ray Jones on Monday, March 1, 2021

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