Weather Alert
Mercer County, WV
Status: Alert Ended
Start: 5/24/22 5:05 AM
End: 5/24/22 8:36 AM
Dur: 03:31
Canceled 5/24/22 8:36 AM

Flood Warning issued May 24 at 5:05AM EDT until May 24 at 5:00PM EDT by NWS Blacksburg VA

* WHAT...
Small stream and river flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...
Along the Bluestone River. This includes portions of southwest Virginia and southeast West Virginia, including the following counties, in southwest Virginia, Tazewell. In southeast West Virginia, Mercer.

* WHEN...
Until 500 PM EDT Tuesday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- At 505 AM EDT, gauge reports indicate that heavy rain and runoff are resulting in flooding along and near the Bluestone River.
- Flood stage for the Bluestone River is 7 feet, and the gauge is currently reporting 7.2 feet.
- Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Pinnacle Rock State Park.
- http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood



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