• First hurricane of season brews east of Caribbean

    By Matt Ritter, Storm Team 4 meteorologist WASHINGTON — Danny became the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic tropical season Thursday. The storm is currently still moving west, heading for the Caribbean islands. And as…

  • Va. to move up hurricane evacuation timeline

    BROCK VERGAKIS Associated Press HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Virginia will move up its decision-making process for a mandatory hurricane evacuation by up to 12 hours. Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the change during a news conference…

  • Vulnerable beach towns can see future before storms hit

    Vulnerable local beach destinations have a new tool to protect lives and property when extreme storms hit.

  • Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur

    EMERY P. DALESIO Associated Press KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s popular beach towns began returning to the business of recreation Saturday, after Arthur lashed the state’s coast with forceful winds and heavy…

  • Hurricane preparedness sales tax holiday next week

    From May 25-31, certain emergency supplies that cost less than $60 — including batteries, flash lights, rope, duct tape, bottled water and cell phone chargers — are exempt from sales tax at all Virginia retailers.

  • Hurricane season likely to be active

    Hold on to your hat! Hurricane season is here. So what can you expect this year?

  • No Va. taxes on hurricane supplies this week

    Virginia\’s tax-free holiday runs through May 31, making it the perfect time to stock up on emergency supplies before
    season officially starts on June 1.

  • Hurricane season brings flood insurance reminder

    Rain water coming into homes from a flood is not
    covered by a standard homeowner\’s insurance