Flooding causes dangerous roads in McDowell County

Fallen trees and rising rivers create hazards for drivers in the Jenkinjones area
Published: May. 29, 2023 at 6:59 PM EDT
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JENKINJONES, W.Va. (WVVA) -The flooding across the Two Virginias continues in McDowell County as the water impacts drivers. The Jenkinjones area near Anawalt, West Virginia had its roadways severely affected by the flooding, with several fallen trees and muddy rivers creating hazardous conditions. One overflowing river caused a road to become almost impossible to cross. We spoke to people in Jenkinjones who say the overflowing roadway makes them feel trapped without a safe exit from the coal town.