PETTYVILLE - Members of the Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department spent Tuesday morning responding to clean-up efforts from the early-morning rains.
Crews were on Missouri Run Road responding to reports of a car in the creek. The car, a white Chevrolet Lumina, was hanging on the precipice of the creek; a remnant of the high-water issues that affected the area early Tuesday morning.
Water in the still fast-moving creek had risen and dropped a total of more than 10 feet in a few hours.
A car rests near the stream at Missouri Run.
Oxbow Road in Washington County.
Water drained away by 7 a.m. at 23rd and Park Avenue in Parkersburg.
In addition to the car, VFD members said they encountered high water and debris issues on Chesterville Road, Slate Creek, Butcher Bend Road and flooding at Mount Pleasant Estates.
One VFD member who said his neighbor maintained a rain gauge on Turkeyfoot Road, recorded 3.2 inches of rain.
Water issues were reported around the region. Streets in Parkersburg were covered with high water, including 23rd and Park Avenue where a car was disabled in the water.
Several cars were covered with water on Oxbow Road in Washington County.
Pleasants County, which started school Monday, opened on a two-hour delay. Tyler County also started on a two-hour delay, but officials ultimately canceled school due to flood-related issues.
Get more on the story in Wednesday's News and Sentinel.