Grantsville was experiencing low level flood last night

The Little Kanawha has already hit flood stage at 24.0 feet last night in Glenville, according to the National Weather Service. NSW issued a flood warning for Calhoun and Gilmer County Tuesday evening.

Grantsville will fall below flood stage during the early morning hours at about 33.0 feet. Flood stage is 36.0 feet.

Water was beginning to close Rt. 16 at Arnoldsburg's "Y" at 6 p.m.

Water rushed down Henry's Fork through Pink yesterday evening causing
local flooding, almost reaching swinging bridge - Photo by Sue Steele

Water was blocking Rt. 16 along the West Fork of the Little Kanawha Monday evening in several places from Chloe to Arnoldsburg and on the lower West Fork from Arnoldsburg to Rocksdale.

Henry's Fork was flooding from its headwaters down Pink to the West Fork.

Calhoun experienced several mudslides at Chloe, Route 7 and Leading Creek, according to the WVDOH at Mt. Zion. Electric service was disrupted in scattered areas around the county yesterday.

Calhoun Schools were dismissed at 12:30 p.m. yesterday because of pending high water.

The Grantsville VFD and Calhoun EMS responded to the Calhoun-Gilmer Career Center's environmental building at 8:30 am yesterday, where an electrical motor in a heating system caught on fire. The department reported damage to the motor, with no other problems indicated.

The Arnoldsburg VFD responded to an assistance call where an auto was submerged in water near the mouth of Sinking Springs.

Roane County experienced local flooding yesterday with residents being evacuated from houses in parts of Spencer. Students were trapped in the Walton school, unable to go home this evening, in addition to similar problems earlier in the day at other schools.

Roane flooding was reported along Rt. 36, Amma, Lefthand and US 119, with water in the highway near Walton much of the day.