Weather Alert
Mercer County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/29/23 8:34 AM
End: 5/29/23 12:08 PM
Dur: 03:34
Canceled 5/29/23 12:08 PM

Flash Flood Warning issued May 29 at 8:34AM EDT until May 29 at 2:45PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA
The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for...
North Central Bland County in southwestern Virginia...
Northeastern Tazewell County in southwestern Virginia...
Southwestern Mercer County in southeastern West Virginia...

* Until 245 PM EDT Monday.

* At 834 AM EDT, local law enforcement reported thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen during the morning. Flash flooding is ongoing across the City of Bluefield in West Virginia, where some automobiles have been flooded up to their roofs.
HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by heavy rain and some thunderstorms.
SOURCE...Law enforcement reported.
IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Bluefield... Princeton...
Rocky Gap... Camp Creek...
Pocahontas... Bramwell...
This includes the following locations...
Mercer County Airport.
This includes the following streams and drainages...
Bluestone River, Blacklick Creek, Bratton Branch, Brush Creek, Big Spring Branch and Beaver Branch.

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