Midwest, Upland South Flooding

Heavy rain and melting ice has been responsible for major flooding in portions of Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia.

Heavy rain and melting ice led to major flooding in portions of Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia last week.

In addition to swelled rivers and covered roads, media outlets have reported that multiple communities have experienced varying levels of home flooding. Approximate affected locations include the following:

Kentucky

  • Beattyville (Lee County, 41311)
    *Hardest hit area
  • Bowling Green (Warren County, 42101, 42102, 42103, 42104, 42128)
    *Concentrated home flooding reported in the Weatherstone subdivision
  • Clay City (Powell County, 40312)
  • Frankfort (Franklin County, 40601, 40602, 40603, 40604, 40618, 40619, 40620, 40621, 40622)
  • Paintsville (Johnson County, 41240)
  • Salyersville (Magoffin County, 41465)

Ohio

  • Anderson (Hamilton County, 45230)
  • New Richmond (Clermont County, 45157)

West Virginia

  • Barboursville (Cabell County, 25504)
  • Ceredo (Wayne County, 25507)
  • Dunlow (Wayne County, 25511)
  • Kermit (Mingo County, 25674)
  • Lavallette (Wayne County, 25535)
  • Milton (Cabell County, 25541)
  • Ona (Cabell County, 25545)
  • Salt Rock (Cabell County, 25559)
  • Tornado (Kanawha County, 25202)

Media Coverage

The Weather Channel:  Kentucky Flooding A Record-Breaking Event, Officials Say

Declaration Activity
Governor

3/1/21
Kentucky
Gov. Beshear Declares State of Emergency Due to Heavy Rainfall Across the Commonwealth
Associated ZIP Code List

3/3/21
West Virginia
Gov. Justice Declares State of Emergency for 18 Counties Affected by Flooding
Associated County ZIP Code List

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