evacuations

This satellite image released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows Hurricane Laura churning in the Gulf of Mexico, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. (NOAA via AP)
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AP News
August 26, 2020 - 9:35 am
Hurricane Laura is forecast to rapidly power up into a “catastrophic” Category 4 hurricane.
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Falling Creek Inundation Limits (Chesterfield County)
(Chesterfield County)
WRVA News
August 15, 2020 - 6:54 pm
Chesterfield County Police and Chesterfield Fire & EMS are starting evacuations of residences downstream from the Falling Creek Dam off Hopkins Road. As of 5:45 p.m., the water level was over 100 feet, which is a stage three flood advisory for that dam.
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National Weather Service
September 12, 2018 - 1:26 pm
Richmond, VA _ Governor Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that Virginia is opening two state-managed shelters this morning to assist residents evacuating in anticipation of Hurricane Florence. The state shelters at Christopher Newport University in Newport News and at the College of William and...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
September 11, 2018 - 2:22 pm
RICHMOND, Va. – With mandatory evacuation orders issued along the coast ahead of Hurricane Florence, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is working to proactively alleviate travel pressures on affected Virginia roadways. VDOT crews are stabilizing construction sites ahead of the storm...
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(Taylor Irby/The News & Advance via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 12:15 pm
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — UPDATE (WRVA): At 3pm, Lynchburg city officials said the dam at College Lake appears stable, and that repairs are underway to further stabilize it. Once that takes place, people will be able to return to their homes downstream. However, there will also be around-the clock...
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