. Kentucky flooding death toll rises to 25, with more rain forecast for disaster areas « JO LEE MAGAZINE

FOX NEWS/The death toll after widespread and catastrophic flooding in eastern Kentucky has risen to 25 people.

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear confirmed the grim tally in a Saturday morning tweet.

“We’ve got some tough news to share out of Eastern Kentucky today, where we are still in the search and rescue phase,” he wrote. “Our death toll has risen to 25 lost, and that number is likely to increase.”

“To everyone in Eastern Kentucky, we are going to be there for you today and in the weeks, months and years ahead,” Beshear said. “We will get through this together.”

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