It’s not known yet how much of an impact Hurricane Florence will have on the D.C. area, but officials have advice on how to prepare for the storm based on how much time you have before it hits.
Southwest, American, Delta, and United have put out travel advisories for areas impacted by Hurricane Florence. Amtrak has announced services changes south of the District. Here’s what you need to know.
If Florence were to close in on the D.C. region, history shows that it would pose several threats. See photos of hurricanes past.
Hurricane Florence is churning toward the East Coast, expected to become a life-threatening major hurricane. Here’s what’s in store for the D.C. region.
Virginia’s Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay is considered the soft shell crab capital of the world. It’s also only about 4 feet above sea level. And with Hurricane Florence making its way toward the East Coast, the island could see some serious impact. See photos.
The U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard are moving jets from Virginia’s coast to Ohio as Hurricane Florence careens toward the Eastern Seaboard. See video of Navy ships moving out of Virginia.
More rain is in the forecast as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast.
Here is the latest on the Hurricane Florence, which is expected to affect the D.C. area this week.
Sunday’s game between the Chicago Cubs and the Washington Nationals was postponed because of rain and rescheduled for Thursday at 4:05 p.m.
The massive Naval Station Norfolk says its employees should not leave their vehicles parked at the base because of the possibility of flooding from the approaching Hurricane Florence.
A flood warning was in effect for much of the state, including Washington County, Allegany County, Carroll County, Baltimore city and county, part of Anne Arundel County, Frederick County and Harford County.
Delaware Gov. John Carney says state officials are closely monitoring the approach of Hurricane Florence, which is heading toward the U.S. for what forecasters said could be a direct hit on the Southeast toward the end of the week.
Meteorologists said Florence had strengthened into a hurricane again by late Sunday morning. Forecasters say the storm will rapidly spin up into a major hurricane, with widespread impacts possible from torrential from rain and winds throughout the East Coast. Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina have declared states of emergency.
Florence is expected to intensify into a major hurricane by Tuesday, and is poised to threaten the U.S. East Coast.
The order issued Saturday by Gov. Ralph Northam helps mobilize resources to prepare for the storm, mitigate any damage and streamline the process Virginia uses to send assistance to other states.
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