Weather Alert
Mercer County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/29/23 2:43 PM
End: 5/29/23 5:30 PM
Dur: 02:47
Canceled 5/29/23 5:30 PM

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 2:43PM EDT until May 29 at 8:45PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA

* WHAT...
Flooding caused by excessive rainfall will continue into this evening.

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

* WHEN...
Until 845 PM EDT Monday.

While the threat of flash flooding has ended, flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations continues. Flood waters will slowly recede through the remainder of the day.

- At 237 PM EDT, Widespread flash flooding occurred across portions of Mercer and Tazewell Counties, as well in the City of Bluefield in West Virginia.
- This includes the following streams and drainages...
Bluestone River, Blacklick Creek, Bratton Branch, Brush Creek, Big Spring Branch and Beaver Branch.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bluefield, Princeton, Rocky Gap, Camp Creek, Pocahontas and Bramwell.
- For flooding safety information, please visit

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