Weather Alert
Taylor County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 2/28/21 1:17 PM
End: 2/28/21 6:43 PM
Dur: 05:26
Canceled 2/28/21 6:43 PM

Flood Watch issued February 28 at 1:17PM EST until March 1 at 7:00AM EST by NWS Charleston WV
The Flood Watch continues for * Portions of northeast Kentucky, southeast Ohio, southwest Virginia, and West Virginia, including the following areas, in northeast Kentucky, Boyd, Carter, Greenup, and Lawrence KY. In southeast Ohio, Gallia and Lawrence OH. In southwest Virginia, Buchanan and Dickenson. In West Virginia, Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Jackson WV, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, McDowell, Mingo, Northwest Fayette, Northwest Nicholas, Northwest Pocahontas, Northwest Raleigh, Northwest Randolph, Northwest Webster, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Southeast Fayette, Southeast Nicholas, Southeast Pocahontas, Southeast Raleigh, Southeast Randolph, Southeast Webster, Taylor, Upshur, Wayne, Wirt, and Wyoming.

* Through Monday morning * Additional rounds of rain are expected to occur this afternoon into tonight. The rain will be heavy at times, especially by tonight.
Total rainfall amounts by Monday morning will likely range from 2 to 4 inches for much of the area. This will result in flooding of many creeks, streams, and rivers. High water issues will likely also develop across some low lying and poor drainage areas as well. In the highest elevations of the West Virginia mountains, a melting snowpack will combine with the rainfall amounts over time which will enhance the flood threat further.



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