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Heavy rain causes flooding in Kanawha, surrounding areas
TOM HINDMAN | Gazette-Mail photos
Heavy rain causes flooding in Kanawha, surrounding areas

Heavy rainfall led to flooding and caused rock and mud slides throughout Kanawha and surrounding areas Friday. A record 1.97 inches of rain fell in the area, as of 5:16 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Emergency workers responded...

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Brenda Reese

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James Barker

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Sherry Ann Anderson

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