The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Athens County until 9:00PM, Thursday, 3/29/18.
At 5:52PM, Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated that heavy rain was falling over the area. The heavy rain will cause flooding of area creeks and streams, as well as culverts and roadside ditches.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS; Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.
Please report flooding to the National Weather Service by calling toll free, 800 401 9535, when you can do so safely.
You may also report flooding by posting your report to the Charleston West Virginia National Weather Service Facebook Page, or by using the Twitter Hashtag, #NWSRLX.