Officials urge Kings Creek residents to evacuate area

WEIRTON — Weirton officials are encouraging residents along Kings Creek Road to evacuate as a precaution because of rising waters.

City Manager Travis Blosser said while no homes have been directly threatened by flooding as of this morning, there is potential in the areas of Greentree Lane and Country Club Estates.

“We’ve taken measures to evacuate residents,” Blosser said.

The Millsop Community Center has been established as an emergency shelter for those affected.