Weather Alert
Mercer County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/30/23 7:49 AM
End: 5/30/23 8:00 PM
Dur: 12:11
Canceled 5/30/23 8:00 PM

Flood Warning issued May 30 at 7:49AM EDT until May 30 at 8:00PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA

* WHAT...
Moderate flooding continues along the Bluestone River near Spanishburg, WV.

* WHERE...
Parts of Mercer County in southeast West Virginia.

* WHEN...
Until 800 PM EDT Tuesday.

Flooding of rivers and other low-lying and flood-prone locations is still occurring.

- At 739 AM EDT, the Bluestone River was at 16.0 feet and still causing moderate flooding. The river crested at 16.5 feet earlier this morning and is now falling. It will eventually fall below the flood stage of 12.0 feet sometime this evening.
- At 15.0 feet, the Spanishburg Elementary School and Rich Creek Baptist Church may be affected by flood waters. In addition, numerous sections of U.S. Route 19 south of Spanishburg may be flooded.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Camp Creek, Spanishburg, and Kegley.

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