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The past few days over parts of West Virginia at this hour a blizzard warning is still a fact for at least a dozen counties there.
An appointment has been following that with the latest.
Imagine for those of us who are there that there could be snow right now yeah right around a hurricane it's it's -- it's hard to wrap your mind around West Virginians are dealing with snow ice high water downed trees.
And power lines -- the -- of super storm sandy.
Hits that state and it is blamed for at least one death in West Virginia.
More than 300000.
People are without power at this hour in some parts of the state.
Are buried under up to two feet of snow.
West Virginia's governor says the state is facing a different dilemma than those affected on the coastline because of the blizzard conditions.
We're facing a little bit different to -- West Virginia.
Those along the coast of has such damage.
We've still got moderate temperatures out there we West Virginia with blizzard conditions.
Are hovering around freezing.
And federal mine safety regulators are warning that winter weather can be deadly in the coal industry.
The US Mine Safety and Health Administration wants miners and mine operators to be alert for hazards that cold weather typically brings to minds.
The agency says low humidity and low barometric pressures combined with seasonal drying up many areas and underground coal mines.
Have been major factors in past mine explosions.
The cold weather also brings potential hazards such as limited visibility icy roads and the freezing and following.
Of high walls at surface mines and road closures have really been an issue for folks in West Virginia roads have been closed and open throughout the state is workers' fight to stay ahead.
Of that heavy snowfall ladies.
Right thanks so much and.
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