Slideshow: Ohio Valley Braces for River Flooding

Photo by Miranda Sebroski People in McMechen put sandbags outside homes and businesses Sunday to divert water from heavy rainfall over the weekend.
Photo by Scott McCloskey Many people throughout the Upper Ohio Valley, especially residents of Wheeling Island, are monitoring the Ohio River today and preparing for flooding. The river is expected to crest in Wheeling at 41.9 feet, nearly 6 feet above flood stage, by Tuesday morning.

COMMENTS