Clean up underway after heavy rain floods parts of Lewis County

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LEWIS COUNTY, W. Va. (WDTV) - Water levels across Lewis county left many in despair.

"It was scary," said Douglas Radcliffe lives on Broad Street in Weston.

He says he's never seen anything like this before.

"The stream came out of the haller and had just nowhere to go so it found its course down the street and over my yard," he said.

The road in his neighborhood left in shambles. Pieces of it also ending up in driveways. It was a similar scene on Edgewood Drive.

On Tuesday, heavy rainfall causing problems to many in the area.

A 5 News viewer sending us this picture of the road covered in muddy water looking more like a lake.

In the heart of Weston, the road also with high levels of water. But that didn't stop drivers from going on the road.

"I call it a river because that's how it acted like, and it was almost scary the way it just rolled down the street," he said.

Jane Lew was also full of water on Tuesday night.

"Tuesday trouble! That's right! Let's just keep our fingers crossed that the weather next Tuesday is a little better," said Jane Lew Mayor Ruth Straley.

On Wednesday, Jane Lew Park had some of the aftermath left on the field.

"Here comes again and floods everything!" she said.

But other areas, they were affected heavily for the first time.

"Fourth street where it never flooded in 30 years, and one of the peoples' that lives there, it's flooded in their basement," she said.