(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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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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(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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July 09, 2018 - 1:07 pm
Richmond, VA. ( - Tropical Storm Chris won't come ashore along the East Coast, but it is bringing heavy surf and rip currents. The storm is currently off the coast of North Carolina, and may stregthen to a hurricane as it moves to the northeast. The surf conditions will exist up and down...
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(NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 11:22 am
By MARCIA DUNN , AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A NASA rover on Mars has fallen silent as a gigantic dust storm envelops the planet and blots out the sun. Flight controllers tried late Tuesday night to contact Opportunity, but the rover did not respond. The storm has been growing...
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(Jim Damaske/Tampa Bay Times via AP)
May 27, 2018 - 7:10 pm
By TAMARA LUSH and REBECCA SANTANA, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Beaches in Florida were largely empty ahead of Memorial Day as the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, approached the northern Gulf Coast carrying brisk winds and heavy rain...
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May 25, 2018 - 3:22 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend. Subtropical Storm Alberto - the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season - was...
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Newsradio WRVA
May 22, 2018 - 11:17 am
Richmond, Va. ( Hot and humid conditions could help produce some severe thunderstorms today. forecaster Andrew Freiden says the storms are expected to fire up along the mountains this afternoon and move east. He thinks the storms will be scattered but could contain heavy rain...
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