CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Much of southern West Virginia remained under a Flood Warning Sunday afternoon as rain continued to fall.
The National Weather Service had warnings out for parts of Mingo, Logan, Wyoming, Raleigh, Boone, Lincoln, Fayette, Pocahontas, McDowell, Randolph, Nicholas, Kanawha, Lewis, Braxton, Upshur, Webster, Wayne and Clay counties.
Much of those Flood Warnings were scheduled to end by 3:45 p.m. Sunday.
Several roads were closed or were impassable from creek flooding, along with some mudslides.
Because of that, a River Flood Warning remained in effect for the Tug Fork River in Williamson through Monday afternoon.
“We’ve got several reports of creeks out of their banks. Folks living along creeks and streams should already have their plan of action into affect,” said NWS Meteorologist Nick Webb.
Webb said the heaviest rain fell in parts of Mingo, Logan, Wyoming, McDowell and Raleigh counties.
“We’ve received generally one to as much as three inches of rain across the area,” he said.
A light wintry mix is expected early Monday morning from Huntington to Charleston and up toward Clarksburg and Elkins.
“Right now that doesn’t look like much of an impact, but we’re going to be monitoring that,” Webb said.
The NWS is warning drivers to be aware of flooded roadways with their PSA “Turn Around Don’t Drown.”
“If you see water on the road, the best course of action is to find an alternate route especially at night when you can’t tell how much water is over the road,” Webb said.
If you encounter flooding this weekend, remember Turn Around, Don't Drown. Driving or walking through flooded roads is never the safest decision. https://t.co/42ZZOumTOn
— NWS Charleston, WV (@NWSCharlestonWV) February 10, 2018