1 reported missing in widespread flooding in Northern Kentucky

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Residents in Northern Kentucky are dealing with a mess this morning after heavy rains overnight caused widespread flooding that led to damages to vehicles and property.

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Up to 5 inches of rain fell overnight in Bracken and Mason counties, where flood waters lifted homes from foundations, set moored boats adrift and tossed vehicles into muddy ditches, according to coverage from our news partner in Cincinnati, WCPO-Ch. 9.

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Authorities in Bracken County are searching for one man whose home may have drifted away in the flood waters, according to WCPO’s report. About 20 boats tethered on Bracken Creek broke loose and were sent downstream into the Ohio River, according to WCPO’s report.

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A Mason County resident reported he was in his home when flood waters lifted it up from its foundation. The home ended up about 200 yards away, according to WCPO’s report.

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