CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The clock is ticking for West Virginia residents seeking federal assistance for losses from powerful summer storms.
The deadline to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency is Wednesday. Residents in the following counties are eligible: Boone, Cabell, Clay, Fayette, Greenbrier, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Raleigh, Roane, Tyler, Webster and Wood.
A June 29 derecho and subsequent storms left three people dead and more than 680,000 customers without electricity across the state.
Individuals may receive help with rental assistance, home repairs, medical, funeral or dental expenses, loss of personal property, or other disaster-related expenses and needs.