Heavy Rainfall Turns Highway Into River 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.

The threat of an isolated tornado “cannot be ruled out,” the NWS said.

This video taken by Lacey Cyfers-Ahmad in Barboursville, West Virginia, shows heavy flooding on US-60. Credit: Lacey Cyfers-Ahmad via Storyful

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