Greenbrier river flood

The water was as high as it’s been since January 2003, but not nearly as high, or as brutal, as the last big flood that hit Pocahontas County, in January 1996. That year, melting snow in the mountains combined with warm temperatures to wreak havoc on those who lived along the Greenbrier River. This time, the conditions were similar, and many feared a repeat performance.

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Ice Storm

Some people found their cars Wednesday morning encased in ice. Ice fell throughout the region Tuesday evening, heavier in some places than in others.

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Cooperative weather

Every morning at 7 o’clock, Jason Bauserman goes outside to the check the weather. He calls in a report to the National Weather Service, and that’s one way they know what it’s really like today in Pocahontas County.

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