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April 02 Severe Weather Updates


April 02, 2024 Severe Weather, Tornadoes, and Flooding


Severe storms hit multiple counties and cities in the western/central section of the state on April 2, 2024, bringing high winds and heavy rainfall to West Virginia, which brought winds exceeding 90 MPH in places, causing downed trees, road closures, widespread power outages, and property damage, as well as heavy rainfall leading to flooding in the northern panhandle. Multiple tornadoes have been confirmed in West Virginia - Kanawha Cabell, Putnam, & Fayette Counties.

Governor Justice declared and amended a State of Emergency for Fayette, Kanawha, Lincoln, Nicholas, Barbour, Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio, Wetzel, Wood, and Pleasants Counties due to severe thunderstorms, resulting in flooding, downed trees, power outages, and road blockages. Additionally, a State of Preparedness was instituted for all 55 counties in response to the  severe weather conditions.

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Office: 2700 E Dupont Ave Ste 14, 

Belle, WV 25015

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