Storms early Sunday morning caused flooding across several counties in North Central West Virginia. Preston County Commissioner Samantha Stone shared some of the Preston County flood photos with WBOY. There were high waters on Route 50, Salt Luck Road and Aurora Pike.
Flooding from overnight rain is causing serious problems in many of our mountain counties. More on the damage in Preston County on our website, and we'll have more info at 6! https://t.co/lbRN6Shp1x
— WBOY 12News (@WBOY12News) June 30, 2019
Preston County Flood Photos
Preston County is already under a state of emergency due to the condition of the roads. The damage done by the water will make it even more difficult for the county to recover.
The National Weather Service flood warning for Preston County changed from minor to moderate severity. They warned not to try to attempt a flooded roadway.
NWS Flood Warning for Preston County Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the
following rivers in West Virginia
Cheat River At Rowlesburg affecting Preston County. Do not attempt to cross a flooded roadway. pic.twitter.com/dLnS92tFSJ
— West Virginia 511 (@WV511) June 30, 2019
Everyone stay safe out there.