State Of Emergency Declared In Harlan Co. After Flooding

Posted at 10:55 AM, Jun 27, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-27 10:55:29-04

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Harlan County official declared a state of emergency after heavy rains Tuesday caused widespread damage.

In a post on Facebook, Harlan County Judge Executive Dan Mosley said he made the declaration after surveying damage to private property as well as government infrastructure.

"Residents describe the situation as the most scary they’ve ever witnessed," he wrote in the post.

Mosley said residents can report damage from the flash flooding to Harlan County Emergency Management at 606-573-6082.