Snow showers are expected on and off Monday through Tuesday. Total snowfall over the course of both days will add up between a trace to 2". 1" to 3" is possible along the higher elevations of the VA border. Slick spots are possible on untreated roads. While significant snow is not expected, we have issued a Severe Weather Alert Day to keep you informed on possible negative impacts to travel through Tuesday afternoon.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - West Virginia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.3 percent in November.
WorkForce West Virginia said Tuesday that the number of unemployed state residents fell by 1,500 to 58,700, while total employment decreased 900.
A loss of 1,200 jobs in the goods-producing sector offset slight gain of 300 jobs in service-providing sector.
Total nonfarm payroll employment has fallen 13,800 since November 2011, including losses in the goods-producing and service-providing sectors, as well as mining and logging, government and others. Nationally, the unemployment rate decreased two-tenths of a percentage point to 7.7 percent last month.
The state's unadjusted jobless rate remained at 6.7 percent in November.