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W. Va. Gov. declares State of Preparedness in all 55 counties

WTAP News @ 5- State of Prepardness
Published: May. 6, 2022 at 4:47 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WTAP) - All 55 counties in West Virginia are under a State of Preparedness.

Governor Jim Justice made the declaration Friday.

According to a news release from the Governor’s office, the declaration is because of the through of flooding and runs through the weekend.

Many counties in West Virginia are under a flood watch or warning. Wood and Pleasants County are both under a flood watch.

The declaration directs West Virginia’s State Emergency Operations Center and partner agencies to be ready to respond to any emergencies.

You can read the Governor’s declaration at WTAP.COM.

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