By: MetroNews Staff | July 5, 2018 at 9:46 p.m. | Source: WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Much of West Virginia is being impacted by bands of storms, bringing thunderstorms and heavy rainfall to areas already impacted by intense weather this week.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for a majority of the state as well as southwest Ohio for Thursday afternoon and evening. The watch has been extended to 1 a.m. Friday, due to concerns storms producing one to two inches of rainfall an hour.
According to the National Weather Service, similar systems will impact communities in the Northern Panhandle, Kanawha Valley, Eastern Panhandle and regions in-between.
C.W. Sigman, the director of Homeland Security and Emergency Management in Kanawha County, said…