Weather Alert
Mercer County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/29/23 9:48 AM
End: 5/29/23 12:00 PM
Dur: 02:12
Canceled 5/29/23 12:00 PM

Flood Advisory issued May 29 at 9:48AM EDT until May 29 at 12:00PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA

* WHAT...
Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.

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

* WHEN...
Until noon EDT.

Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

- At 947 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area.
- This includes the following streams and drainages...
Burkes Garden Creek, East Fork Indian Grave Creek, Bluestone River, Bentley Branch, Altoona Branch, Big Spring Branch, Dismal Creek, Crab Orchard Creek, Cove Creek, Back Creek and East Fork Cove Creek.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wytheville... Bland...
Bastian... Rocky Gap...
- For flooding safety information, please visit

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