The four-day total amount of rain ending at noon Friday represented the largest four-day total of February precipitation on record, the weather service said.
On Friday, the Associated Press was reporting Gov. Jim Justice had directed state emergency officials and the West Virginia National Guard to prepare for potential widespread flooding.
Today: Scattered rain, heavy at times.
The weather service has issued flood warnings for parts of several other states in the central and southern United States, spanning from Texas to IL and OH to Arkansas.
Up to 3 inches of additional rain is forecast through Saturday, especially along the Interstate 30/U.S. 67 corridor.
Sunday: Partly sunny with a high near 49 degrees and a low of about 32 degrees. Water levels on area rivers and streams will rise again, and minor flooding is possible this weekend.
Flood Stage is 18.0 feet. Heavy rainfall and gusty winds will remain likely, increasing the threat for flooding and possibly even a few power outages.
“We are still pretty saturated from the last rain event, so we might see some flooding Sunday”, she said. Lows tonight stay above freezing in the low 40s.
Saturday: Areas of occasional morning fog; cloudy with occasional rain. Significant flash flooding and river flooding could happen in the region.
Heavier rain will move in late Saturday and early Sunday.
Temperatures will warm up a bit with highs in the mid to upper 50s.
Everyone is reminded to use caution when approaching water-covered sections of roadway.