Virginians advised to finalize preparations for Hurricane Dorian and take shelter
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Virginians advised to finalize preparations for Hurricane Dorian and take shelter

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam advised Virginians today, Sept. 5, to finalize their preparations and take shelter as Hurricane Dorian impacts Virginia overnight tonight and throughout Friday. Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) officials and partners have worked since last week preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian in southeastern and coastal Virginia. Virginians in coastal areas … Continue reading

US Gulf Coast braces for fast-approaching Hurricane Nate
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US Gulf Coast braces for fast-approaching Hurricane Nate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Rainfall from fast-moving Hurricane Nate lashed southeast Louisiana on Saturday afternoon as the storm headed for an evening landfall along the U.S. Gulf Coast and residents in vulnerable, low-lying areas fled. “It’s coming,” Larry Bertron said as he and his wife Kimberlee prepared to leave their home in the Braithwaite community … Continue reading

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Norfolk seeks citizen input on “green infrastructure” plan

The City of Norfolk is developing a new ‘green infrastructure’ plan. Come learn about Norfolk’s tree canopy, how to better protect the City from storms, reduce flooding, restore habitats and provide more recreation access. Do you want: Less flooding and clean water? Access to fishing and boating? Safer streets and cleaner air? Attractive neighborhoods? Thriving … Continue reading

Strengthening Hurricane Maria a threat to Irma-hit Caribbea
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Strengthening Hurricane Maria a threat to Irma-hit Caribbea

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The islands of the eastern Caribbean prepared Sunday to face another potential disaster, with forecasters saying newly formed and strengthening Hurricane Maria was headed for a hit on the Leeward Islands by Monday night. Hurricane or tropical storm warnings were posted for many of the islands, including those already … Continue reading