MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Due to high water levels McDowell County was placed on a state of emergency.
The McDowell County offices of emergency services have issued a local state of emergency for Mcdowell County due to treacherous conditions caused by flooding across the entire county.
“There is a large number of roads in this county right now that is impassable. We have asked people that are not in an emergency situation please refrain from traveling,” said 911 & Office Emergency Service Director for McDowell County Teresha BanDyke.
911 Officials are urging residents to stay home and avoid traveling on any roads.