Mayor of Cheriton speaks about damage, severe weather


CHERITON, Va. (WAVY) — Mayor Joe Hable of Cheriton spoke with WAVY News 10 Thursday morning after severe weather moved through the area.

Mayor Hable said they were getting reports of trees down and damage. He said parts of the area were without power, and saw a tractor trailer flipped onto its side on Lankford Highway.

According to Mayor Hable, residents were seeing lots of lightning Thursday morning before hail started failing. Sirens could be heard throughout the area.

He had not yet seen Cherrystone Campground, but said he had heard reports of damage there. The Eastville Volunteer Fire Department confirmed previously that three people at the campground had died.

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