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CHARLESTON (AP) — A storm system has knocked out electricity to nearly 6,000 customers and closed more than 30 secondary roads across West Virginia.

Flood warnings are in effect Thursday for the Cheat River in Preston County, the South Branch of the Potomac River in Hampshire County, and the Greenbrier River in Greenbrier, Monroe and Summers counties.

The National Weather Service's website shows the North Central West Virginia Airport recorded wind gusts of 49 miles per hour shortly after midnight.

Appalachian Power reports about 3,100 customers are without electricity. About 2,800 FirstEnergy customers are without power.

The Department of Transportation says high water has closed around three dozen secondary roads across the state.

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