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Gov. Justice declares Friday a full-day holiday for state employees

December 22nd, 2022 by WCBC Radio

Gov. Jim Justice has declared a State of Emergency for all 55 West Virginia counties due to the winter storm event.  The National Weather Service predicts heavy snow, freezing rains, dangerous wind chills, and strong winds beginning today, Thursday, December 22, 2022, continuing throughout the week and into the coming holiday weekend. Gov. Justice also issued an updated proclamation declaring Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, as a full-day state holiday for public employees. Public employees involved in emergency response will continue to be on-duty, as required by their supervisors.