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Central counties experiencing flooding from Ida rain

SUTTON, W.Va. — Central counties in West Virginia were experiencing flooding Wednesday morning from what’s left of Ida.

What’s now a tropical depression began dumping rain on the Mountain State Tuesday evening. By early Wednesday morning heavier bands were set up over already waterlogged areas of Roane, Clay, Braxton, Calhoun, Nicholas and eastern Kanawha counties. A flash flood warning is in effect until 11:30.

The Little Kanawha River and its tributaries are an area of concern.

The National Weather Service has also issued a flash flood warning for parts of Barbour, Randolph, Upshur, Doddridge, Harrison, Lewis and Taylor counties until noon.

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