Weather Alert
Clay County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 3/1/21 10:24 AM
End: 3/1/21 1:21 PM
Dur: 02:57
Canceled 3/1/21 1:21 PM

Flood Warning issued March 1 at 10:24AM EST until March 2 at 6:15AM EST by NWS Charleston WV
The Flood Warning continues for the Elk River At Clay.

* Until Tuesday morning.

* At 10:00 AM EST Monday the stage was 19.5 feet.

* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...
The river is expected to rise to a crest of 20.2 feet this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage just after midnight tonight.

* Impact...
At 20.0 feet, Homes in the Pisgah section of Clay, and a few homes on the north side of Clay are flooded between 20 and 22 feet. Sections of Elkhurst/Elk River Road are flooded.

* Flood History...
This crest compares to a previous crest of 20.1 feet on 02/01/1951.

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