Severe weather threat Wednesday in Hampton Roads

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — There was a marginal to slight risk for severe storms in the Hampton Roads region Wednesday.

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The York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office reported flooding in the Seaford area.

“Ynot Wednesdays” at the Sandler Center was canceled Wednesday.

Meanwhile, some evacuations are underway in Florida as Hurricane Irma approaches the sunshine state. By early Wednesday afternoon, the center of the storm was 20 miles east-southeast of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands and 90 miles east of San Juan, Puerto Rico and heading west-northwest at 16 mph.

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