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SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: Storm Causes Flooded Roads in West Virginia

Huntington, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Steady, hard rain from a winter storm caused rising water across roads in parts of West Virgina late Friday afternoon.

Authorities in Kanawha County received reports of high water or water across the roadways on Friday in these areas: Rocky Fork and Fishers Branch, the 1400 block Pennsylvania Ave in St. Albans, the eastbound lanes of MacCorkle Avenue at the University of Charleston, MacCorckle Avenue between Marmet and Chesapeake, East Dupont Avene at Calvary Lane in Shrewsbury, andGreenbrier Street at the Mill Creek Landing Apartments.

In Dunlow, the fire department reported that Route 152 was blocked in six different locations but that side roads were passable.

In places, the water was 4 or 5 feet deep. Drivers were advised to not try to pass through flooded areas.

WSAZ.com also received a photo from e-reporter Pam Shull showing a car submerged in water near the Huntington Mall.

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