High water on Legg Fork Road and Sissonville Drive affected buses for Flinn Elementary School, Sissonville Middle School and Sissonville High School, county school officials said.
A Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher also said high water was reported on Rocky Fork Road in Cross Lanes, Pennsylvania Avenue, Lincoln Avenue and Washington Avenue in St. Albans, South Park Road in Charleston and U.S 119 at Jordan Creek in Crede. Elk River Road was also closed because of high water.
State Department of Highways spokeswoman Carrie Bly said high water also closed Cooper Creek Road in Kanawha County; W.Va. 34, Manilla Creek, Heizer Creek Road, Rocky Step Road, Sam's Fork Road, Eighteen Mile Creek Road and Harbour Road in Putnam County and Ten Mile Road and Four Mile Creek in Lincoln County.
High water closed several roads in Jackson County, including County Route 21, Crooked Run Road, Homer Smith Road, Baptist Farm Road, Foster Ridge Road, Fairplain Road and Stillwell Road, according to the DOH.
Rockslides closed Coal River Road in Lincoln County, Paxton Ridge in Roane County and W.Va. 3 at Hatchers Bottom in Raleigh County. High water also washed out a bridge on Robinson Creek in Mason County.
Rock slides also closed roads in Harrison County. Fallen trees closed roads in Cabell, Jackson, Jefferson and Marion counties.
Schools were closed in 24 counties Wednesday morning, with another seven on two-hour delay.Reach Rusty Marks at rustyma...@wvgazette.com or 304-348-1215.