'Excessive' Rainfall Floods Roadways in Northern West Virginia

Excessive rainfall across much of northwestern West Virginia – as well as portions of southeastern Ohio and northeastern Kentucky – brought flash flooding on Friday, May 6.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a flood watch for the area through Friday night, and warned of “severe and excessive rainfall,” as well as strong storms with wind and hail.

There was also a threat of an isolated tornado, according to the NWS.

These videos taken by Twitter user @Elicaldwell shows flooding in Spencer. Credit: @Elicaldwell via Storyful

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