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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…


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…

Doppler update

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings expire

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

Temperature tops 90 degrees in South Mills, N.C. on May 8, 2014. (ReportIt/Randy Davis)

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.