Pocahontas Prepares for Possible Flooding

Marlinton, WV – Businesses in Marlinton are already preparing for a possible flood this weekend as rain moves into the forecast. Pocahontas, Highland and Pendleton counties are all under a flood watch beginning Thursday evening thru Saturday evening.

Pocahontas County Director of Emergency Managment Melvin Martin says it’s too early to tell how much water may come, or if there will even be flooding.

Stay tuned to AMR for updates as we move toward the weekend.

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Heather Niday

Heather is our Program Director and Traffic Manager. She started with Allegheny Mountain Radio as a volunteer deejay. She then joined the AMR staff in February of 2007. Heather grew up in the Richmond, Virginia, area and now lives in Arbovale, West Virginia with her husband Chuck. Heather is a wonderful flute player, and choir director for Arbovale UMC. You can hear Heather along with Chuck on Tuesday nights from 6 to 8pm as they host two hours of jazz on Something Different.

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