West Virginia Grapples With Damage From Deadly Floods
Nine inches of rain killed at least 23 people, destroyed or damaged more than 100 homes and knocked out power to tens of thousands.
Anna May Watson hugs a relative as they clean up damage from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., June 24.
The storm system dumped 9 inches of rain on parts of West Virginia, prompting the National Weather Service to call it a "one-in-a-thousand-year event."
Debris from Jordan Creek near Clendenin, W.Va., piles up against a culvert along U.S. 119 on June 23, just before the creek's entry into the Elk River.
Mark Lester cleans out a box with creek water as he cleans up from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va., June 24.
Lee Bland, of White Sulphur Springs, looks for belongings in the burned out home of a relative as they clean.
A dog guards the front steps of its home that was swept away by floodwaters in White Sulphur Springs.
Mark Bowes, of White Sulphur Springs W. Va., makes his way to the road through flood waters.
A White Sulphur Springs resident sorts through debris.
Jay Bennett and step-son Easton Phillips survey the damage to a neighbor's car in front of their flooded home.
Jason Bergnoli, uses a rope to help Main Street Motors employee Zach Bennet, right, retrieve as many company documents as he can from the building.
Cookie Waselchalk sweeps pebbles and small rocks from her doorstep after flood waters ripped away large portions of her front yard and sidewalk in Richwood, W.Va.
Rob Morissin stands among the aftermath of a rockslide caused by severe flooding that poured into a property owned by his family since the 1930's in Richwood, W.Va.
Water rushes past a damaged car and into a chasm of exposed piping created by flood damage on Oarkford Avenue.