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.

Hail in Surry County. Feb. 21, 2014. Credit: ReportIt/D.Blevins

Blog: Hail across the land

I was awakened in the overnight hours by heavy rain, some hail, and numerous text alerts. Storms had traversed across the land.

Lakeside downtown suffolk heather duff

Photos: Hail in Hampton Roads, May 5

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Hail fell on parts of Hampton Roads during a severe thunderstorm warning on May 5, 2014 View photos: http://inte…


Blog: Rain, rain, go away!

After a pleasant weekend, most of us don’t want to hear about more rain and cooler weather back in the forecast. The good news is that Monda…

Photo courtesy Operation Blessing

Operation Blessing

Click here for more information on Operation Blessing and how you can help victims of tornadoes across the country.