The National Guard says 10 soldiers from the Cedar Bluff-based 1033rd Engineer Company, 276th Engineer Battalion are on active duty in the county. The soldiers have delivered water to two locations. They also transported a resident who couldn’t be reached by emergency service personnel.
Two soldiers are working in the county emergency operations center.
In Highland County, seven members of the Staunton-based 116th Infantry Brigade Combat Team are on standby in Monterey. They will transport emergency services personnel in rural areas where roads haven’t been cleared.
Gov. Terry McAuliffe declared a state of emergency on Feb. 16 ahead of the storm.