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September 14, 2018 - 4:36 pm
RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam today issued an executive order directing the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles to extend the validity period of Virginia driver’s licenses, learner’s permits, commercial driver’s licenses, and identification cards issued by the Commonwealth that...
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(Steve Earley /The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
September 13, 2018 - 6:35 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Behold the awesome power of water. Already the ocean is swallowing beaches, roads and anything else in the way of Hurricane Florence's monstrous storm surge. Storm surges aren't walls of water, like a tsunami, as commonly thought. Caused by a...
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September 12, 2018 - 3:56 pm
Richmond, VA _ Virginia Commonwealth University Parking and Transportation will provide free parking for the Richmond community in several of its Monroe Park Campus parking decks in preparation for Hurricane Florence. Members of the community who need a sheltered parking option for their vehicles...
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Fishburne Military School
September 12, 2018 - 2:14 pm
Office of the Superintendent, Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro, VA ­– This afternoon, the Fishburne Military School Corps of Cadets will be mobilizing to assist their community in preparations for severe weather stemming from hurricane Florence. School officials are currently discussing...
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AP
September 11, 2018 - 4:41 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence's impact on college football: Virginia is moving its football game against Ohio to Nashville, Tennessee due to Hurricane Florence's approach. Cavaliers athletic director Carla Williams says safety is the top priority in the decision...
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(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool, File)
September 11, 2018 - 3:34 pm
By JEFF MARTIN , Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Just months ago, disaster planners simulated a Category 4 hurricane strike alarmingly similar to the real-word scenario now unfolding on a dangerously vulnerable stretch of the East Coast. A fictional "Hurricane Cora" barreled into southeast Virginia...
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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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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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September 10, 2018 - 1:25 pm
A state of emergency has been issued and a mandatory evacuation order for all visitors and residents on Hatteras Island will be in effect beginning Monday, September 10 at 12:00 p.m. This includes all areas of Hatteras Island including the villages of Rodanthe, Waves, Salvo, Avon, Buxton, Frisco...
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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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