Areas of high water reported in McDowell County

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MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WVNS) — Recent rainfall led to some roads in McDowell County dealing with high water.

Dispatchers confirmed the following reports as of 8 a.m. Thursday, May 28, 2020:

  • Intersection of U.S. 52 and WV 103.
  • Coal Heritage Road in Welch (at the overpass, underneath the train tressels, roadway closest to the traffic light)

Anyone passing through the area are urged to use caution and/or if possible, avoid those areas. We continue to urge all drivers to turn around and don’t drown.

Stick with 59 News as we continue to monitor the situation.

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