MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Widespread flooding was reported Wednesday morning in West Virginia. The high water had exceeded its banks on dozens of dozens of tributaries from Morgantown to Logan.
The National Weather Service said the rain would continue through late afternoon when temperatures are expected to be cold enough to turn the rain to sleet and snow.
A number of school districts responded to the high water by either closing school for the day or dismissing students early.
Meteorologists said it didn’t take much rain to cause the flooding when considering the recent show melt leaving the ground saturated before Wednesday’s event.