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Feds add 2 West Virginia counties for flood disaster aid

More than 400 people were living in shelters statewide. This is because of the state's topography composed of steep mountains and narrow valleys that powered the flood waters in a rush.

For travelers heading back home on Monday, Interstate 79 could potentially be impacted in West Virginia between Morgantown and Charleston. More are expected to be added soon.

The governor also lifted the State of Emergency for all counties with the exception of Kanawha, Greenbrier, Nicholas, Fayette, Clay, Roane, Summers, Webster, Pocahontas, Monroe, Lincoln and Jackson counties. "The people of my home state are the most resilient you will find, but the damage caused by the storm and deadly floods has been catastrophic for these families and communities".

Tomblin also said he doesn't have any specific numbers on the destruction yet.

"We bring bulk materials in and they are actually separating the toilet paper, the laundry detergent and everything into cleaning packs to go out", Jones said.

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On Thursday the singer visited flood-ravaged Clendenin, a town of 1,200 people ravaged by the swollen Elk River last week.

Bubba Watson saw firsthand what the recent flooding in West Virginia did to The Greenbrier and the surrounding area.

In this photo released by the The Weather Channel, a vehicle rests on the roof after flooding near White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Friday, June 24, 2016.

Watson will return to West Virginia after playing in this weekend's tournament and volunteer his time. The Buffalo Creek flood in 1972 killed 125; and floods in 1985 killed 38. It's so bad that our leaders could barely find a way to approve a budget for this coming year. "I got with the co-writers of my song out in California right away, and we all chose to do whatever we could to help", said Landau. We are strong, which is what recently drafted social media hash-tag so perfectly spells out; #staystrongWV.

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