Tag: virginia state of emergency

Latest post-derecho update

Gov. Bob McDonnell issued an update today regarding Virginia’s ongoing recovery from the powerful derecho and thunderstorms that occurred June 29-30

McDonnell provides update on storm response

As of 10 a.m. Thursday, power companies are reporting that approximately 107,300 customers remain without power statewide, according to a report from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s office

Chris Graham: Storms hit close to home

Sorry that we were a bit late getting to covering the news of the day involving the powerful, deadly storms that killed eight in Virginia and have left just short of a million people in the Commonwealth without power at this writing. My first priority upon waking up this Saturday morning wasn’t reporting the news – it was helping my sister manage after having made the news. Her Crimora mobile home was condemned after winds from Friday’s storms ripped the roof from the top and peeled it back like a lid on a can of peaches

State recovering from powerful storms

Virginia is under a state of emergency following dangerous storms that left downed trees and power lines across an eight-state swath of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic