SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: High Water Reports in Huntington; 5th Avenue Reopen

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- High water is being reported Monday across Huntington, closing several viaducts and streets.

Fifth Avenue between 22nd and 26th streets was closed much of Monday afternoon and evening but had reopened by just after 7 p.m., Cabell 911 dispatchers say.

According to Cabell 911 dispatchers, the 8th Street, 16th Street and West 14th Street viaducts are now reopened, but the 10th Street viaduct remains closed.

Emergency crews had responded to the viaducts earlier to shut them down.

Dispatchers warn drivers not to drive through high water.

There are also reports of vehicles stuck in water at 24th Street and 3rd Avenue, along with 26th Street and 4th Avenue. A vehicle has also been reported submerged at the 7th Avenue/20th Street viaduct.

Cabell 911 dispatchers are also reporting water covering the road in the 2800 block of 8th Avenue.

Dispatchers also say 3rd, 4th and 5th avenues had been completely flooded between 22nd Street and 26th Street.

We have a crew headed out to these areas. Keep clicking on for the latest information.

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