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If you leave: Evacuation routes

  There are plenty of benefits to living by the water – in good weather. However, in the event of catastrophic conditions it is important to…

Huge waves pound the Virginia Beach Oceanfront during Hurricane Sandy. (Facebook/Marc Bianchini)

Hurricane season: Different storm types

What is a Tropical Depression? Just north of the equator during the late summer and early fall, tropical waves move from east to west. These…

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If you stay: Home disaster kit

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – If you choose to stay home when a tropical system is approaching and/or after it hits, here are some helpful tip…

A tree falls on power lines on Michaelwood Drive in Virginia Beach, Va. during Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. (ReportIt/Jesse Keene)

Preparing for a power outage

Power outages are common when tropical systems hit. There are several steps you can take in advance to be ready for a major storm. If You Lo…

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…