Weather Alert
Mercer County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/29/23 5:29 PM
End: 5/29/23 7:05 PM
Dur: 01:36
Canceled 5/29/23 7:05 PM

Flood Warning issued May 29 at 5:29PM EDT until May 29 at 8:45PM 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 and Tazewell. In southeast West Virginia, Mercer.

* WHEN...
Until 845 PM EDT.

Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring.

- At 529 PM EDT, Local law enforcement reported slow moving thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across the warned area.
- This includes the following streams and drainages...
Blacklick Creek, Bluestone River, Brush Creek, Big Spring Branch, Bratton Branch and Beaver Branch.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bluefield, Princeton, Rocky Gap, Camp Creek, Pocahontas and Bramwell.

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