CHARLESTON, WV (STL.News) Gov. Jim Justice has declared a State of Emergency for Boone, Braxton, Cabell, Clay, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Randolph, Roane, Upshur, and Wayne counties due to heavy rainfall this week that caused significant flooding.
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Heavy rains caused flooding, power outages, and road blockages across all 18 counties.
As part of this State of Emergency, the Governor has directed the West Virginia Emergency Management Division to:
The State of Emergency will remain in effect for 30 days, unless terminated by subsequent proclamation.