Calhoun County West Virginia

Weather News

Another Flood Reported
Heavy Loss By Rain Rumored In Calhoun County
Special Telegram to the Register - Ellenboro, W. Va., July 28, It is reported to-day that a fearful flood last night devastated Calhoun county, washing away crops, fencing, and even houses. Some loss of life is rumored, and the flood is said to be similar to the one experienced last week, but particulars are very meager. [Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV), Volume 27, Issue 18, July 29, 1889 - Transcribed by AFOFG]

Great Damage by Floods
Special Telegram to the Register
Parkersburg, October 13. - Terrible rains last night struck the head waters of the Little Kanawha, doing great damage. Reports from Grantsville this evening say the river is 27 feet, rising, and great feet damage done. Over 3,000 logs per hour are passing below Grantsville. Fences, crops and a number of houses were washed away. [Wheeling Register (Wheeling, WV), October 14, 1890, Volume 28, Issue 95, Page 1 - Transcribed by AFOFG]


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