. Kentucky Gov. Beshear declares state of emergency after deadly tornado, asks Biden for assistance « JO LEE MAGAZINE

FOX NEWS/Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear declared a state of emergency early Saturday morning and asked President Biden for federal assistance after a severe storm swept through the state overnight causing a “significant loss of life.”

In a letter to Biden on Dec. 11, Beshear writes that there may be “more than 50” fatalities after a Graves County factory collapsed due to a tornado, trapping workers inside.

“I request that you declare an emergency disaster for the Commonwealth of Kentucky in response to a severe weather system that has produced numerous tornadoes,” wrote Beshear.

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