Storms bring an end to heat wave: Flooding, wind damage reported in Mercer County: June 27, 2005
ABOVE: A tree blocks Glen Lyn Road in Athens after strong storms on Monday.
EXPEDITION VIDEO 1: Flash flood near Athens
EXPEDITION VIDEO 2: Wind damage near Athens
ATHENS, WV - Slow-moving storms brought an end to the oppressive heat in southern West Virginia, but the relief came at a cost to some areas. The Athens area saw strong storms which caused wind damage, flash flooding and power outages.
Flooding was worst on Laurel Creek near Athens, which rose out of its banks and covered Glen Lyn Road and Pump House Road.
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