A state of emergency declared in Virginia ahead of Hurricane Isaias. Get more:

During Hurricane Season it’s good to always be prepared. Keep an eye on the latest Hurricane Updates from our friends at WAVY TV 10.

  • Get the latest closings here.
  • Make sure your family and home are safe with tips from weather.gov

Develop an Evacuation Plan:
Find out if you live in a storm surge hurricane evacuation zone or if you’re in a home that would be unsafe during a hurricane.



Know Your Zone

If officials order an evacuation for your area, use one of these designated routes. Become familiar with these routes and plan to leave early to avoid major traffic delays.  Click here


Assemble your Disaster Supplies

Have enough non-perishable food, water and medicine to last each person in your family a minimum of three days. Don’t forget cash, a battery-powered radio and flashlights.

Remember Your Pets

Create an emergency pet kit for your pet with extra food, water, medicine and supplies.

  • Find pet friendly hotels along your evacuation route and keep a list in your pet’s emergency kit.

  • Locate boarding facilities or animal hospitals near your evacuation shelter.

    Learn more here

 

Strengthen Your Home:

Have the proper plywood, steel or aluminum panels to board up the windows and doors. Remember, the garage door is the most vulnerable part of the home, so it must be able to withstand the winds.

And don’t forget to reach out to others who may need help.

Get more tips from the National Hurricane Center here

 

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