Emergency shelters set up across the state, including several in Kanawha County
Throughout the state, a total of 26 shelters are open in Berkeley, Greenbrier, Jefferson, Kanawha, Monongalia, Morgan, Nicholas, Preston, Raleigh, Randolph, Upshur and Wyoming counties. And food is on the way. FEMA is bringing in 700,000 meals and 1.4 million liters of water that will be distributed across the state. In Kanawha County there are several shelters set up, Including Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Sissonville, Salvation Army at Roane and Tennessee Avenue in Charleston, and the Kanawha City Rec Center, all of which will be overnight shelters. The Hansford Center in St. Albans is also open as a shelter.