Flooding

Governor Ralph Northam declared as state of emergency Thursday afternoon as the remnants of Hurricane Michael move across much of Virginia.

Flash Flooding, Tornadoes Still a Threat In Virginia

Sep 14, 2018
National Weather Service

Flash flooding and isolated toranadoes spawned by the remnants of Hurricane Florence remain a threat in Virginia.

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Governor Ralph Northam says all parts of Virginia will experience significant impacts from Hurricane Florence.  

 

Monday afternoon he ordered a mandatory evacuation of Zone A in Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore.  Those are the lowest lying and most flood prone locations in those areas.  Evacuations will start Tuesday morning at 8:00.

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Climate change is more than a theory. Now it’s an economic reality. And, it’s already taking a toll on property values across Virginia.

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One person is dead and two are still missing after flash flooding in and around Charlottesville.  The area got up to ten inches of rain Wednesday night, closing many roads and washing two cars into a creek. 

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