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State of Emergency Declared in McDowell County, Water Rising Across the Area

By Derek Tyson, The Welch News Editor

Lover's Lane, Gary, West Virginia. (Photo by Rebecca Key)

Update: 2:44 p.m. Lover's Lane in Gary suffered a mudslide, blocking access to the residential street.

The underpass on McDowell Street after flood waters obstructed traffic flow in the area.

Update: 2:35 p.m. McDowell Street's underpass, between downtown Welch and Welch Community Hospital, is filled with water . . .

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