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(Henrico County Public Schools)
September 20, 2018 - 3:02 pm
Henrico, Va. Sept. 20, 2018 – Henrico County plans to construct a new J.R. Tucker High School and a new Highland Springs High School, replacing two of its oldest public high schools with modern facilities. Each new school is expected to cost $80 million and begin construction in fall 2019, with a...
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(Dreamstime)
September 18, 2018 - 4:30 pm
Louisa, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia State Police say a 59-year old Louisa Man was killed overnight Monday into Tuesday, when his truck was swept away in flood waters along Rock Quarry Road in Louisa County. Police say Richard Edward Kelih Jr.'s body was recovered around 8am Tuesday. Kelih's...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
September 18, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Midlothian, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - UPDATE: The National Weather Service has now confirmed five tornadoes. The additional three are an EF0 in Powhatan, an EF1 in Henrico near Three Chopt Road and Huguenot Road, and an EF1 in Rockville. ORIGINAL: The National Weather Service, so far, has confirmed...
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(AP Photo/Steve Helber)
September 17, 2018 - 10:09 am
By CHUCK BURTON , Associated Press Eds: Updates with storm moving northeastward, search for missing child, minor edits. AP Video. With AP Photos. WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food...
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dreamstime
September 14, 2018 - 10:12 am
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - Virginia emergency managers continue to express concern about the potential for inland flooding from Hurricane Florence. The storm is forecasted, after dropping epic rains on North Carolina, to turn north, and move through southwest Virginia. A track like that...
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(Dreamstime)
September 14, 2018 - 9:55 am
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - Richmond should see around one to two inches of rain today, and two to three inches with Hurricane Florence overall. The storm made landfall in North Carolina earlier this morning. NBC12 Meteorologist Andrew Freiden says winds should remain below tropical-storm...
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(Dreamstime)
September 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) -- Richmond should only receive around two to three inches of rain from Hurricane Florence, according to NBC12 Meteorologist Andrew Freiden. Freiden also says the entire weekend will not be a washout, as we will see bands of rain, followed by dry periods. Freiden...
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dreamstime
September 12, 2018 - 8:44 am
Richmond, Va. (newsradiowrva.com) - The forecasted track for Hurricane Florence continues to improve for Richmond, although it is getting worse for North Carolina and South Carolina. The storm models are now taking the storm west and south, which would limit many of the impacts on central Virginia...
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Virginia Dept. of Emergency Management
September 10, 2018 - 6:34 pm
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has ordered a mandatory evacuation of zone "A" in Hampton Roads and the Eastern Shore. Northam says they are the most low lying areas and prone to flooding. Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen, meanwhile, says the city will issue an evacuation...
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(NASA via AP)
September 10, 2018 - 12:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) - Florence has become even stronger over the Atlantic Ocean. Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center say Florence rapidly intensified Monday morning to a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane with maximum sustained winds near 130 mph (195 kph). Florence had reached...
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