Members of West Virginia National Guard have been deployed across the state to help in recovery efforts from Friday night's severe storms.
Military liaison teams have been sent into Wirt, Wayne, Wood, Jackson, Mason, Putnam, Kanawha, Lincoln, Fayette, Raleigh, Greenbrier, Webster, Upshur and Grant counties to work with local and state authorities to assess damage and help in cleanup efforts.
Crews are working with the Department of Forestry and the Department of Highways to reopen roads blocked by the debris. They are also helping provide fuel and generator support to water treatment facilities, hospitals, nursing homes and cooling stations.
Nineteen Health and Wellness teams have also been dispatched to check on local citizens and assist state and county Emergency Operations Centers assess the need for supplies in some of the state's remote areas.
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