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The State of Emergency issued by the Governor after the Oct. 29, 2012 storm has been extended in 22 West Virginia counties.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, D-W.Va., made the announcement Wednesday regarding an adjustment being made to the State of Emergency Declaration.

The State of Emergency has been extended until December 21 in the following counties: Barbour, Boone, Braxton, Clay, Fayette, Grant, Greenbrier, Kanawha, Lewis, Marshall, Nicholas, Pendleton, Pocahontas, Preston, Raleigh, Randolph, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur, Webster and Wyoming.

These counties will continue to receive state and federal help with debris removal and other needs.

This recent declaration cancels out the state of emergency previously issued for 33 counties in the state.

Those counties were: Berkeley, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Doddridge, Gilmer, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Ohio, Pleasants, Putnam, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wayne, Wetzel, Wirt, and Wood.