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Woman is badly burned after home explodes during flooding Video included

White Sulphur Springs is one of the areas hit hardest by the storms. One resident is waiting by the phone, his wife in a hospital burn unit.


Amwell Church offering shelter for those in need

Utter devastation, roads completely submerged by feet of water, and houses washed away, but Amwell Church is offering shelter to all those who have lost their homes. 


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UPDATE: At least 20 dead, 100 homes destroyed in West Virginia flooding Video included

(WVVA) UPDATE: The death toll from heavy flooding in West Virginia has risen to twenty, according to officials....


The Greenbrier Resort Closed Until Further Notice

Greenbrier County  (WVVA)-  According to the official Twitter of The Greenbrier, due to widespread damage from the massive flooding throughout the county, The Greenbrier will be closed until further noticed.


Hinton firefighters safe after boat capsizes

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The Summers County Volunteer Fire Department were praying for a miracle Thursday night. when during a rescue attempt fire chief David Adkins and his fellow firefighter in charge of Safety and Training, Ryan McFarland capsized.


Flood clean-up precautions to reduce illness

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health is encouraging residents to take precautions while returning to their homes to begin clean up to reduce injury and illness. 


UPDATE: West Virginia road closure (5:00 P.M.) report

High water, damages bridges, and downed trees have forced the closure of roads across the Mountain State.  Included is a list of closed roads and bridges issued at 5:00 p.m. Friday by the WV Dept. of Transportation.


Food safety reminders following flooding

CHARLESTON, WV– The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health is urging residents to use caution when using food following power outages or after being exposed to flood waters.


SLIDESHOW: Flood damage across the Two Virginias

(WVVA) Here you will find viewer and WVVA staff submitted photos of flood damage that occurred on June 21-24, 2016.


EU urges Britain to go quickly as bloc reels from exit vote Video included


European Union nations urged Britain on Friday to quickly exit the bloc and end uncertainty about the future, as Prime Minister David Cameron said he would leave the departure negotiations to his successor, possibly until... More>>

Businesses closed Friday due to flooding and power outages

(WVVA) Here you will find a list to businesses that are closed Friday, June 24, 2016 due to massive flooding and widespread power outages.


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State of Emergency issued in 44 West Virginia counties Video included

photo courtesy: Abbagail Piercy photo courtesy: Abbagail Piercy

Wheeling police say an 8-year-old boy died after he was swept away by swift water, and searchers continue looking for a younger boy who was swept away in Jackson County near the Ohio River.


Bluegrass music patriarch Ralph Stanley dies at 89

Appalachian music patriarch Ralph Stanley, who helped expand and popularize the bluegrass sound, has died. He was 89. More>>

Jim Justice releases statement after heavy flooding at the Greenbrier Resort

photo courtesy: Jim Justice photo courtesy: Jim Justice

Greenbrier Resort owner Jim Justice releases statement after heaving flooding impacts region ahead of the PGA tournament. 


Greenbrier County is better preparing you for a weather crisis Video included

Pouring rain, high winds, flooding, emergency situations can occur at any moment and first responders may not be accessible immediately, so learn what you must know to be prepared for a crisis.


Jury convicts man in Wyoming County murder

A verdict is reached in a Wyoming County murder trial. 


Experts offer tips for staying safe on wet roads Video included

Summer brings severe weather. And severe weather brings more driving dangers. 


Body found near Lake Stephens Video included

RALEIGH COUNTY (WVVA)- The Raleigh County Sheriff's Office is investigating a homicide at the Lake Stephens area.


Welch Social Security office set to close temporarily

The Social Security office in Welch announces a temporary closure.


Celebrate Independence Day 2016: list of fireworks displays

(WVVA) Here at WVVA we love the Fourth of July. There are many ways to celebrate Independence Day, but one of our favorite ways to commemorate the national holiday is to observe a fantastic fireworks display with family and friends. 


Patients find success in innovative treatment offered at Raleigh General Hospital Video included

After a victorious battle against a cancerous tumor located on the base of his tongue, retired psychologist and Princeton-native Marc Plummer found himself waging a new war -- this time with a disorder called dysphagia.



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