More Rain, Thunderstorms Expected Across the State
More rain is expected Monday in parts of the state already experiencing high waters due to weekend showers.
The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from noon Monday through Tuesday morning for the majority of the state, including central, southwestern and northern West Virginia with an additional 1 to 2 inches of rain forecasted. A flash flood warning has also been issued for counties in the southwestern part of the state. A thunderstorm watch has been issued for much of the southern part of the state until 10 p.m. this evening.
The counties under the flash flood watch are shown in dark green. Counties in pink are under a severe thunderstorm watch. Counties in red have a flash flood warning.
Because of the storms that came through the area Sunday evening, hundreds of Appalachian Power customers in five counties were still without power as of Monday morning. They include:
- Kanawha County: 710 customers
- Logan County: 160
- Mercer County: 139
- Monroe County: 114
- Roane County: 646
First Energy, which owns Mon Power and Potomac Edison, was reporting less then 10 customers without power Tuesday morning.
High water has been reported on some roadways across southern West Virginia.