|By Bob Weaver 2021|
A flash flood struck areas of northern Calhoun June 11, 2021, with a large downpour raising the creeks in less than 30 minutes, with rain gauges collecting over one inch of water.
Damage was experienced in Ritchie, Gilmer, and Braxton.
The most damage appeared on Slab Fork, but several other areas were affected.
See TORRENTS OF WATER RUSHES DOWN SLAB FORK/ROAD RUN/CLIPSTINE AFTER CLOUDBURST - Families Stranded, Others Take To The Hill
Jay and Kelli Barr's bridge washes
away, Kelli looks at bridge downstream
Barr's dog navigates a pipe to cross water
Logs wash downstream on Slab Fork, moving a dumpster
a mile, with trash piling up and toy lands downstream
Man observes damaged bridge on Road Run
Farrell family said water came up
in 30 minutes on Yellow Creek