Rain totals for 72 hours stack up as rivers in region dealing with rising levels

Weather

CHARLESTON, WV – (WOWK) Flooding in low lying areas from a persistent and meandering weather system is the result of anywhere from more than two inches to as much as approximately five and a half inches of rain over the last three days.

24 hour rain estimates from 5:38 p.m. Wednesday May 20 to 5:28 p.m. Thursday May 21,2020

Flooding in Meigs County along the Shade River was causing headaches for the Chester, Ohio area.

Flood statistics as of 5 p.m. May 21, 2020

Flooding continues along the Scioto River in Pike and Scioto counties in Ohio.

Flood statistics as of 5 p.m. May 21, 2020

The National Weather Service offers us a list of 72 hour rainfall totals from May 19 – May 21, 2020. The following is their list including the location of the recording station, the amount, the time of the readings and the type of collection gauge used.

2.6 NW FRANKLIN FURNACE      5.56 IN   0430 PM 05/21   COOP                 
PARKERSBURG AIRPORT          3.83 IN   0453 PM 05/21   ASOS                 
3.0 NE GRAYSON LAKE STATE PA 3.73 IN   0245 PM 05/21   HADS                 
2.2 E JUNCTION CITY          3.56 IN   0445 PM 05/21   HADS                 
WILLIAMSTOWN 0.4 WNW         3.52 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
0.7 E WILLIAMSTOWN           3.36 IN   0400 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
1.4 W LOWELL                 3.31 IN   0400 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
STEWART 4.6 NNE              3.31 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
GRANTSVILLE                  3.07 IN   0230 PM 05/21   HADS                 
1.2 SE MARIETTA              3.04 IN   0345 PM 05/21   HADS                 
RIPLEY 5.8 S                 3.03 IN   0800 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
3.1 NE GLOUSTER              2.98 IN   0400 PM 05/21   HADS                 
ATHENS 4.6 ESE               2.95 IN   0800 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
DEAN                         2.94 IN   0412 PM 05/21   RAWS                 
HARRISVILLE                  2.89 IN   0800 AM 05/21   COOP                 
2.7 SE BUFFALO               2.83 IN   1200 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
3.3 W PINCH                  2.80 IN   1200 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
CHARLESTON AIRPORT           2.80 IN   0454 PM 05/21   ASOS                 
1.4 NW PARKERSBURG           2.80 IN   0400 PM 05/21   COOP                 
11.0 NE CLENDENIN            2.76 IN   0300 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
LOUISA                       2.75 IN   0600 AM 05/21   COOP                 
1.6 E BURLINGTON             2.73 IN   0400 PM 05/21   HADS                 
4.7 NW JACKSON               2.73 IN   0645 AM 05/21   COOP                 
DANVILLE 1.8 WSW             2.73 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
EAST LYNN LAKE               2.72 IN   0630 AM 05/21   COOP                 
GLENVILLE                    2.72 IN   0430 PM 05/21   HADS                 
0.7 W ROSEVILLE              2.70 IN   0415 PM 05/21   HADS                 
0.6 NE CATLETTSBURG          2.70 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COOP                 
ST. ALBANS 5.1 WSW           2.68 IN   0748 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
LAKIN                        2.67 IN   0416 PM 05/21   RAWS                 
CHAUNCEY 1.6 SE              2.62 IN   0803 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
HUNTINGTON AIRPORT           2.57 IN   0451 PM 05/21   ASOS                 
1.4 W SAINT MARYS            2.57 IN   0815 AM 05/21   COOP                 
6.9 E BRUIN                  2.57 IN   0400 PM 05/21   HADS                 
GLOUSTER 3.6 SW              2.55 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
3.8 E CLENDENIN              2.51 IN   0345 PM 05/21   COOP                 
BEECH FORK                   2.49 IN   0414 PM 05/21   RAWS                 
8.2 SW GASSAWAY              2.49 IN   0230 PM 05/21   HADS                 
CHARLESTON 2.3 W             2.49 IN   0635 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
ST. ALBANS 0.5 ESE           2.48 IN   0800 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
8.5 E CROWN CITY             2.44 IN   1200 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
CAIRO                        2.44 IN   0400 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
4.2 W FLAT TOP               2.43 IN   0400 PM 05/21   HADS                 
R.D. BAILEY LAKE             2.40 IN   0730 AM 05/21   COOP                 
WEST LOGAN                   2.39 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COOP                 
CHARLESTON 2.6 W             2.39 IN   0715 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
8.7 W GASSAWAY               2.36 IN   1200 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
VINTON FURNACE               2.36 IN   0407 PM 05/21   RAWS                 
ZALESKI                      2.35 IN   0351 PM 05/21   RAWS                 
BEE MOUNTAIN                 2.32 IN   0417 PM 05/21   RAWS                 
ATHENS 1.3 N                 2.32 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
1.8 NW ELIZABETH             2.28 IN   0400 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
HUNTINGTON 2.9 E             2.25 IN   0555 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
8.5 S CAIRO                  2.24 IN   0400 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
WELCH                        2.23 IN   0445 PM 05/21   COOP                 
AUBURN 4.0 E                 2.18 IN   0754 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
ELEANOR 0.2 SSW              2.18 IN   0800 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
8.3 S ARNOLDSBURG            2.16 IN   0400 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
3.9 NW WENONAH               2.16 IN   0900 AM 05/21   IFLOWS               
ALBANY 4.5 WNW               2.11 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
NORA 4 SSE                   2.08 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COOP                 
ALBANY 0.6 NW                2.08 IN   0818 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
HUNTINGTON 1.7 ESE           2.08 IN   0800 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
0.7 SE BUCKHANNON            2.07 IN   0415 PM 05/21   HADS                 
GLENVILLE 5.9 W              2.06 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COCORAHS             
LOUISA 1 S                   2.04 IN   0450 PM 05/21   KYMN2                
4.4 N ELLENBORO              2.04 IN   0400 PM 05/21   IFLOWS               
ALBANY 4.1 NW                2.03 IN   0700 AM 05/21   COCORAHS    

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