Weather Alert
Mercer County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/29/23 6:57 AM
End: 5/29/23 9:49 AM
Dur: 02:52
Canceled 5/29/23 9:49 AM

Flood Advisory issued May 29 at 6:57AM EDT until May 29 at 10:00AM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA

* WHAT...
Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* 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 1000 AM EDT.

Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

- At 657 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...
Back Creek, Cove Creek, Bentley Branch, Big Spring Branch, East Fork Indian Grave Creek, Burkes Garden Creek, Crab Orchard Creek, Bluestone River, Dismal Creek, East Fork Cove Creek and Altoona Branch.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Bluefield... Pulaski...
Wytheville... Bland...
Bastian... Rocky Gap...

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