Many areas in Ohio County, including the Wheeling neighborhoods, are picking up the debris after weekend flash floods. No injuries have been reported and crews are on track to reopen many of the affected roads soon after the water receded. Flooding along the Ohio River forced hundreds of people from their homes as the flood scraped mud from soaked homes and businesses. In West Virginia, where the Greenbrier River rose about 10 feet above flood level, National Guard troops helped clear debris including entire trees, porches and propane tanks.
Flooding has largely subsided and cleanup efforts have begun, but flooding is still rising in parts of West Virginia where recovery efforts are continuing. Flooding rises on the Greenbrier River in Wheeling, W.Va., Sunday, August 28, 2016. Flood waters rise along a section of the Ohio River near Wheeling, W.V., Sunday morning, September 4, 2017, near the intersection of East Main Street and West Broad Street, West Va., where recovery work continues.
Areas in Ohio County that are most affected by flooding and high winds include Wheeling, West Virginia, and parts of the Greenbrier Valley and Ohio River Valley, according to the US Geological Survey.
Heavy rains fell in some areas, causing flash floods and landslides that damaged homes and businesses, but authorities in many areas have not yet fully measured the damage. In Pennsylvania, President Clinton declared a disaster zone for the flooding, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
In West Virginia, flooding and mudslides blocked 207 roads, according to authorities, and the governor's office reported that more than 1,000 firefighters, emergency responders and police officers were on the scene in the affected areas. The scene is in the affected area near the town of Waverly, about 30 miles east of the capital Charleston, the governor's office of emergency management and services said. About 2,500 firefighters and emergency responders are on the ground in the flood-affected area of West Va., "the governor's office said at the time of writing.
Mountain State counties were hardest hit, but less damage was reported in upstate New York, where Delaware flowed into the newly renovated parking garage of the State House Annex. Huge pieces of debris were left in the parking lot of the state Capitol in Albany, according to the Albany Times-Union. In West Virginia, less than 1,000 feet of water from a mudslide left a trail of mud and debris on the streets of Waverly, the capital of Charleston, and the city's main street, East Main Avenue, was flooded Saturday night by basements and first-floor buildings.
Mountain rescue will respond, according to a news release from the West Virginia Department of Disaster Management. Veterans Square is a certified historic property and is under the jurisdiction of the Mountaneer County Fire Department and the Waverly Police Department.
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The water damage on the first floor of Ward's house was so severe that sheet piling walls had to be replaced, kitchen cabinets destroyed, and floors replaced or repaired. We have commissioned the Department of Culture and History of the WV to carry out a site analysis and to document and confirm as much as possible about the existing condition.
In Bessie's house, the flood destroyed the baseboards of her mobile home, lowered and slid the foundations, and filled the crawl room with mud and soaked insulation. Downstream, residents were told to evacuate parts of Moundsville, and the major flood gates were closed, where the river was expected to reach its peak. Wheeling Creek was extremely high and obstructed storm drainage, so storm damage continued to increase during the second storm, while the third occurred around 11: 30 p.m. The Ohio was three feet above flood level, forcing more people from their homes, but he expected another three feet to rise.
Water also spilled into Three Rivers Stadium, but the stadium that is home to the West Virginia University basketball team was rescued.
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