About 20 boats broke from their moorings on Bracken Creek and were carried into the Ohio River. One was found Sunday morning at Meldahl Dam, about 10 miles downstream.
A witness captured this footage of one boat being carried away:
Another home washed away near Augusta, but no one was seriously hurt.
In nearby Mason County, Judge-Executive Joe Pfeffer declared a state of emergency. The declaration is a step toward possibly seeking reimbursement from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, Maysville Mayor David Cartmell said. That request would have to go through Gov. Matt Bevin.
Estimates from 9 First Warning Doppler show rainfall to 5 inches in the Maysville area.
The storms tore apart Tim Wheeler's home. He said he was inside when floodwaters starting lifting it up. It ended up about 200 yards away.
Wheeler purchased the home about two years ago, he said, and was almost done remodeling. He also lost his vehicles, including a brand-new Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Floodwaters left Thomas Auto Sales and Salvage so jumbled it looked "like a hurricane hit it," Cartmell said. Mud, rock and debris covered the lot.
"Well I've been mayor almost 20 years. So, well, I've not seen anything like this," Cartmell said. "We've had some significant rainstorms, but our system was always able to handle it. I don't know that we've ever had this -- 4 or 5 inches -- as quickly as we had."
Despite the flooding, Cartmell said he was unaware of any injuries in Maysville.
Photos on social media show the streets of nearby Augusta, Kentucky were flooded: