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1 person missing after storms plow through KY

LOUISVILLE, KY (AP) - Kentucky emergency management officials say one person is missing in eastern Kentucky and nearly 100 homes have been damaged after torrential rains moved through the state.

Kentucky Emergency Management spokesman Buddy Rogers says the missing person is from the Fultz area of Carter County, about 29 miles west of the Kentucky-West Virginia state line.

Rogers says the state sent a crisis counseling team to the area to meet with family members, but had no other details.

The rains moved in overnight Tuesday and throughout Wednesday, dropping rain as part of a cold front staggering through the area and prompting flash flood warnings and watches for much of eastern Kentucky.

Rogers says 50 to 60 homes in Carter County and at least 30 homes in Lewis County are flood damaged.

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