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…

If you stay: Home disaster kit

If you choose to stay home when a tropical system is approaching and/or after it hits, here are some helpful tips from 10 On Your Side.

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…

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,…

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…

Blog: Update on rain chances

I felt I should do a quick update about rain chances for later today. The big system is in the Midwest. An area of low pressure there has ca…

Blog: More summertime heat this week

We are looking at more summertime heat this week. The weak cold front that moved through last night and early this morning will lift back no…

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings expire

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) – A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has expired for James City County, Mathews County, Gloucester County and Middlesex…

Blog: Feeling the heat!

Some people, who love hot weather, have been hoping for some heat.  They’ll get it today. Click here to see just how hot it’s going to get.