Flash flood damaged multiple roads, bridges in eastern Kanawha County

BY: - August 31, 2023

Besides damaging homes, Monday’s flash floods in five West Virginia counties also mangled roads and destroyed bridges in affected areas.  The West Virginia Division of Highways said Wednesday about five dozen workers are in eastern Kanawha County repairing roads and bridges. Crews continue to remove debris from portions of Little Creek. On Sunday, workers repaired […]

How to help people affected by floods in eastern Kanawha County

BY: - August 30, 2023

Homes in eastern Kanawha County were flooded when flash floods hit the area early Monday morning. Residents will need resources to help them clean up after the flood. Here are some of the ways you can help: Supplies are being distributed daily at the Belle Town Hall, 1100 E. Dupont Avenue in Belle, and at […]

Cleanup, damage assessment begins after West Virginia flash floods 

BY: - August 29, 2023

One day after flash flooding washed through eastern Kanawha County and four other West Virginia counties, residents began to clean up Tuesday, as emergency management workers started assessing the damage. Officials in Kanawha County estimate nearly 100 homes were flooded in communities along state Route 60 and 61 after the National Weather Service says heavy […]

Flooding leads to state of emergency in five West Virginia counties 

BY: - August 28, 2023

Five West Virginia counties are under a state of emergency after heavy rain throughout the weekend and Monday morning caused “significant flooding,” damaging homes, bridges and roads. Gov. Jim Justice’s office issued the emergency declaration for Kanawha, Braxton, Calhoun, Clay and Roane counties.  Between one to four inches of rain fell in Boone, central Kanawha, […]