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Eyewitness News Anchor Elizabeth Noreika Talks Storm Shelters On HLN
Reported by: Elizabeth Noreika
Videographer: Troy Morgan
Web Producer: Bethany Simmons
Reported: Oct. 30, 2012 5:13 PM EDT
Updated: Oct. 31, 2012 4:45 PM EDT
Kanawha City , Kanawha County , West Virginia
Numerous shelters have been opened throughout West Virginia to assist those affected by Superstorm Sandy.
Five emergency shelters/warming stations remained open in Kanawha County Wednesday to assist residents who were left without power after a huge storm affected the area.
Thirty-five residents stayed overnight in shelters, County Manager Jennifer Sayre said in a news release.
Shelters/warming stations available Monday were Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Sissonville, The Salvation Army in Charleston, the Kanawha City Recreation Center, the Hansford Senior Center in St. Albans and St. Paul Church in Nitro.
Across West Virginia, the remnants of Hurricane Sandy were still being felt. The American Red Cross reported 80 individuals spent Tuesday night in 15 Red Cross shelters while 35 people were in 11 other shelters around the state. Many individuals were displaced due to power outages and severe winter storms.
Eyewitness News Anchor Elizabeth Noreika appeared live on HLN Tuesday evening from a shelter in Kanawha City, West Virginia.
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