Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 12, 2013

Heavy rain overnight prompts Stafford Drive closing


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — — A heavy rain fall early Friday morning resulted in the temporary closure of Stafford Drive in Princeton until the water could drain back into Glady Fork of Brush Creek. Princeton firefighters reopened Stafford Drive at 8:40 a.m., Friday morning. The storm struck at about 1 a.m. The overnight rainfall total at the National Weather Service coop observer site in Bluefield registered a total rainfall of 1.65 inches at 6:45 a.m. For more details on regional flooding, see Saturday’s edition of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph