Huntington Park in Newport News, Va. during Hurricane Sandy (Facebook/Grant Perry)

Securing your boat during a hurricane

Securing A Boat Ashore Boats stored ashore are far more likely to be saved than boats stored in the water. For many boat owners and marinas,…

MIRLO BEACH - The Outer Banks community north of Rodanthe before you hit Highway 12 was destroyed just north of the beach. Nov. 1, 2 012. (WAVY/Andy Fox)

Storm surge and flooding

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – Storm surge is a major problem associated with strong, tropical systems. Storm surge is a forced rise in the wat…