Weather Alert
Mercer County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/29/23 11:40 AM
End: 5/29/23 3:00 PM
Dur: 03:20
Canceled 5/29/23 3:00 PM

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 11:40AM EDT until May 29 at 5:45PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA

* WHAT...
River flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...
Portions of southwest Virginia and southeast West Virginia, including the following counties, in southwest Virginia, Giles. In southeast West Virginia, Mercer.

* WHEN...
Until 545 PM EDT Monday.

Flooding of the East River, as well as along creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations feeding into the river, is imminent. All rivers and streams continue to rise due to excess runoff from earlier rainfall.

- At 1134 AM EDT, local law enforcement reported heavy rain in the warned area due to thunderstorms earlier this morning.
Flooding is expected during early afternoon.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Oakvale and Willowton.
- For flooding safety information, please visit

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