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State Of Emergency Declared In Harlan County Due To Heavy Rain

Posted at 12:18 PM, Feb 07, 2019
Dan Mosley

HARLAN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Harlan County is under a state of emergency after heavy rainfall saturated the ground, causing issues around the county.

Officials say there was a rock and mudslide on Kentucky 72 near Pruitt’s Curve that is impacting more than 300 households. They worry that more material will continue to slide.

Harlan County Judge Executive Dan Mosley posted the following to his Facebook page: