Crews Surveying Storm Damage in West Virginia, Kentucky

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The National Weather Service has sent two teams to survey storm-damaged areas of West Virginia and eastern Kentucky to determine whether tornadoes occurred.

Meteorologist Maura Casey in Charleston says one team is looking at damage reported from a storm in Kanawha and Lincoln counties in West Virginia and in Louisa, Kentucky.

In Louisa, Lawrence County Emergency Management Director Michael Woods says a Walmart store roof sustained damage, several vehicles were overturned and some minor injuries were reported.

A thunderstorm ripped off a church steeple and tore shingles and siding off homes in the Lincoln County community of Yawkey.

Casey says a second storm team is surveying storm damage in the northern West Virginia communities of Lost Creek, Jane Lew and Philippi.