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But Guinness has mentioned the snow is guess is much a part of this story as the rain and the wind and the flooding and everything else here's a live look at Beckley, West Virginia right now where the storm is already creating.
Some of these blizzard like conditions.
And just take a look at nearby flat top -- West Virginia -- people they're just trying to.
I dig their way out of their driveways -- believe that's the -- and then in in that -- in the shot that you just saw.
This area expected to get that's at least three more feet of snow.
In the next few days joining us on the phone right now is West Virginia governor Earl ray Tom -- And governor Tom -- his mind saying that you just got off with a phone call a teleconference call with the president what can you tell us about that call.
Well the -- there -- -- -- the governors of the affected states to Jordan it's called -- with.
-- hard hit cities.
Just say that.
That that beach whatever resource we -- as governors or elected officials.
I think the community to it to try to make sure those resources get to us as quickly as possible.
-- we were just page.
Sort of no telling what the -- were if they had the so I think the president has approved.
All of the declarations that a bit requested from various states have perfect -- her case expecting.
Governor what is West Virginia needs right now well our biggest concern right now is the -- out of past without power.
We've felt for another 40000.
Customers that 6 o'clock this warning.
Now there's over two that are simply about thousands best -- power.
That number continues to to decrease says that spoke to -- kept they'll.
Bring it down trees -- -- -- barrel.
Obviously we were you know that's our biggest concern right now is.
I would get power back problem -- had every player for this we have.
We've had our department how ways above with National -- which deployed.
Working with the power companies to make sure that the roads which -- Cleared of trees and it really.
So the are kept it -- they have it if -- -- service restored as quickly as possible.
We're seeing is amended the trees on -- screen right now just filled with -- Heavy heavy branches hanging over lab aren't just there and also hanging over wrote just earlier governor -- that your family where you are right now I'd give up power -- what does it look like outside your window.
If that actually misspoke every day out poverty capital right well it.
So -- they're going most of divisive to the board at its say you know Winston.
There's not a whole lot of accumulation that -- accumulation.
Is it the higher elevations.
No real solution.
But we're spoke almost -- it about it was subject we have over two feet just currently it still have dealt -- -- out there.
You know we're subject to wait -- selloff that -- will -- the -- it's been predicted it -- go -- it is but it's.
And not typical governor this is not what you see in late October.
Absolutely dropped out of all the -- probably -- are still on the trees which.
Doesn't help states with at least.
-- to bring that we have some -- -- quicker than it normally would have but we're not there.
Governor great -- make time for us today it's important that we keep an -- and all the states affected.
I by the storm not just some of the coastal communities have been paying close attention to but also a state like West Virginia we -- checking back he would be -- best of luck of course throughout the next several days -- Bernanke.
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