UPDATE: A TORNADO WATCH is in effect for Floyd and Pike Counties in Kentucky until 8:00 p.m.

UPDATE: Legg Fork Rd. in Sissonville is completely blocked off and not passable due to high water. Avoid the area at all costs. The Sissonville Fire Department just rescued a vehicle and driver in this area and are now on their way to another rescue.

UPDATE: FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS for Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mingo and Wayne Counties will be in effect until 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING for Lawrence County, KY will be in effect until 5:00 p.m. on Friday.

WEATHER NOTE: This is an incredible rain total that helped produce the flooding across Cabell County …
4 Miles WNW of Milton [Cabell Co, WV] mesonet reports HEAVY RAIN of M3.58 INCH at 11:04 AM EDT — storm total rainfall at cwop station wv8brw.

UPDATE: According to the City of Huntington, several roads in the vicinity of Huntington are flooded, and drivers are being asked to avoid the following areas:

Arlington Boulevard, Enslow Boulevard, Washington Boulevard in the vicinity of Enslow Park, sections of Norway Avenue toward Green Valley and Spring Valley Road near Westmoreland.

FLASH FLOODING WARNINGS have been issued for the following counties:

WV: Cabell, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, Putnam, Roane, Wayne

KY: Boyd


UPDATE: New severe storm outlook risks have been issued for Friday’s forecasted storms. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma thinks there is a larger risk of severe storms in southern West Virginia and eastern Kentucky. The risk is listed as “slight” which is the 2nd of 5 categories on the scale for the southern counties Friday.

Latest severe weather outlook for Friday

New risk maps have been issued for tornadoes, possible damaging wind and possible large hail. You can see the new maps in the slideshow below.

See the new slideshow below for the latest version of Predictor:

(WOWK) — Storms are set to return to the region on Friday once again with rain lingering into Saturday. Some of the storms could be strong and a few could be severe. See the slideshow below for timing and placement ideas based on current weather models.

The early outlook for severe storms shows the southwestern part of West Virginia as well as all of Eastern Kentucky and parts of Southern Ohio. This area could move as the forecast models continue to come in.

Initial severe weather risk outlook for Friday from the Storm Prediction Center

Current estimates of rainfall jump to 1 to 2 inches on the early weather model outputs for the rain that should take place Friday and Saturday.

Predictor rainfall estimates

Stay up to date on all of the possible weather changes by downloading and using the StormTracker 13 weather app. It’s free and you can get it by clicking on the link directly below.