Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

June 4, 2014

Tornado watch issued for McDowell, Wyoming and eight other counties


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WELCH — The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for McDowell and Wyoming counties.

The tornado watch is in effect until 9 p.m. this evening for McDowell, Wyoming, Boone, Kanawha, Mason, Putnam, Wirt, Cabbell, Lincoln, Roane, Jackson, Logan, Wayne and Mingo counties.

Severe thunderstorms are expected to roll through the region this evening with a threat of damaging winds, heavy rainfall and localized flooding.