Deadline is Nov. 26 for derecho jobless benefits
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Workers in 16 counties affected by a severe summer windstorm have a couple of days to apply for federal benefits.
The deadline to file a claim for disaster unemployment assistance is Nov. 26.
The Department of Commerce said workers who were unemployed as a result of the June 29 storm could be eligible for the benefits.
The counties are: Boone, Cabell, Clay, Greenbrier, Jackson, Lincoln, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mingo, Monroe, Pocahontas, Roane, Tyler, Webster and Wood.