rain

Denver hit by flash flooding after torrential downpour

Torrential downpours hit Denver which caused major flash flooding across the eastern part of Colorado. On Sunday, over two inches of rain fell in the span of an hour and caused flash floods across the area. Flooding hit the highways especially hard with interstate 70 being forced to close in both directions for part of the evening.


Bonnie Combs stands by and watches her property become covered by the North Fork of the Kentucky River in Jackson, Ky., Thursday, July 28, 2022. Flash flooding and mudslides were reported across the mountainous region of eastern Kentucky, where thunderstorms have dumped several inches of rain over the past few days. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Ky. Gov. warns of incoming rain during historic flooding

Kentucky entered a second week of recovering from the devastating floods that displaced thousands of people. On Friday, Governor Andy Beshear updated the public on the rescue efforts. He said that 37 people have died and thousands more left homeless, but progress is being made in stabilizing communities.