Category Archives: Storm Updates

4:30pm Update

— 4:30pm Effective immediately, the mandatory evacuation order for Sandbridge has been lifted. Residents and visitors are encouraged to use caution as they return to the area. Sandbridge Rd. is open.more »

Power Outages

— 2:30pm update: Dominion Energy’s outage map shows more than 44,000 outages are being reported in southeastern Virginia. The areas with the most outages currently: Virginia Beach: Around 29,000 Chesapeake: Over 8,000 Hampton: Over 2,000 Portsmouth: Over 1,500 Suffolk: Over 1,200 Norfolk: Over 900 NORTH CAROLINA Dominion’s outage map shows more than 43,000 customers without power across the state…more »

1:15pm Update

— From the City of Virginia Beach: ALL public beaches are CLOSED. There is no swimming or wading (or driving) until further notice.more »

10:45am Update

— The Midtown Tunnel eastbound will be temporarily closed on Friday, September 6, starting at 11 a.m. due to the potential impacts of Hurricane Dorian. Alternate routes include: Downtown Tunnel, High Rise Bridge, or Jordan Bridge VA. Updates will be posted on Twittermore »

9:30am Update

— BREAKING: 9:30am Hurricane Dorian has made landfall over Cape Hatteras as a Category 1 storm with maximum sustained winds of 90 mph — Flash Flood Warning Issued including Virginia Beach VA, Norfolk VA, Chesapeake VA until 3:30 PM EDTmore »


— 7:45am. The CBBT is currently operating with Level 4 wind restrictions. Winds are in excess of 60 mph. Maximum safe speed on the CBBT is 45 mph. — Wind advisories at the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel, Monitor Merrimack Bridge Tunnel and Coleman Bridges.more »

Non Emergency Line

–The City of Va Beach police non-emergency line is down. Please call 311 for non-emergency public safety calls. Continue to call 911 for emergencies only. — Landline Users: Call 311. Cell Users 757-385-3111more »

Hurricane update

— Hurricane Dorian is now a Cat. 1, with winds sustained at 90MPH. Still capable of producing flash floods, wind gusts up to 80 MPH and power outages. It’s moving NE around 15 MPH — Expect conditions to worsen in Hampton Roads between 8am-10am.more »

Norfolk Issues Voluntary Evacuation

— Norfolk residents living in Zone A are asked to voluntarily evacuate to higher ground due to the major tidal flooding expected from Hurricane Dorian on Friday.more »

Important Updates

— The National Weather Service expects winds of 55-65 mph for Hampton Roads.  Along the VB Coast 65-75 mph. — The Flooding threat is at it’s highest Friday around 4pm at high tide. — Move your car to high ground.  Norfolk City Garages open Thursday at 6pm. Vehicles must be moved by Noon Saturday. York…more »