Category Archives: Storm Updates

4:30 pm Update

— 4:30pm Effective immediately, the mandatory evacuation order for Sandbridge has been lifted. Residents and visitors are encouraged to use caution as they return to the area. Sandbridge Rd. is open.Continue Reading

Power Outages

— 2:30pm update:  Dominion Energy’s outage map shows more than 44,000 outages are being reported in southeastern Virginia. The areas with the most outages currently: Virginia Beach: Around 29,000 Chesapeake: Over 8,000 Hampton: Over 2,000 Portsmouth: Over 1,500 Suffolk: Over 1,200 Norfolk: Over 900 NORTH CAROLINA Dominion’s outage map shows more than 43,000 customers without power across the state…Continue Reading

1:15pm Update

— From the City of Virginia Beach: ALL public beaches are CLOSED. There is no swimming or wading (or driving) until further notice.Continue Reading

10:45am Update

— The Midtown Tunnel eastbound will be temporarily closed on Friday, September 6, starting at 11 a.m. due to the potential impacts of Hurricane Dorian. Alternate routes include: Downtown Tunnel, High Rise Bridge, or Jordan Bridge VA. Updates will be posted on TwitterContinue Reading

9:30am Update

— BREAKING: 9:30am Hurricane Dorian has made landfall over Cape Hatteras as a Category 1 storm with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph — Flash Flood Warning Issued including Virginia Beach VA, Norfolk VA, Chesapeake VA until 3:30 PM EDTContinue Reading

Traffic Updates

— 7:45am. The CBBT is currently operating with Level 4 wind restrictions. Winds are in excess of 60 mph. Maximum safe speed on the CBBT is 45 mph. — Wind advisories at the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, Monitor Merrimack Bridge Tunnel and Coleman Bridges.Continue Reading

Non Emergency Line

–The City of Va Beach police non-emergency line is down. Please call 311 for non-emergency public safety calls. Continue to call 911 for emergencies only. — Landline Users: Call 311. Cell Users 757-385-3111Continue Reading

6:55am Update

— Hurricane Dorian is now a Cat. 1, with winds sustained at 90MPH. Still capable of producing flash floods, wind gusts up to 80 MPH and power outages. It’s moving NE around 15 MPH — Expect conditions to worsen in Hampton Roads between 8am-10am.Continue Reading

Storm Updates

— The National Weather Service expects winds of 55-65 mph for Hampton Roads.  Along the VB Coast 65-75 mph. — The Flooding threat is at it’s highest Friday around 4pm at high tide. — Move your car to high ground.  Norfolk City Garages open Thursday at 6pm. Vehicles must be moved by Noon Saturday. York…Continue Reading