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National Weather Service Issues New Warning Category for Wireless Emergency Alerts

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REGIONAL --  Starting August 2, 2021, severe thunderstorms that are deemed “destructive” by the U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) will activate a Wireless Emergency...

Potential for Flash Flooding Later; Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued

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UPDATE (July 26, 2021, 2:17 p.m.): The National Weather Service (NWS) in Wakefield, Va. has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that includes all localities...

Hampton Heat Returns to Langley Speedway

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REGIONAL -- The 13th Annual Hampton Heat returns to Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway on Saturday, July 24. Racing will begin at 6 p.m. for...
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James River Water Quality Achievements Shown Through StoryMap

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REGIONAL -- Earlier this month, the Virginia Environmental Endowment (VEE), Chesapeake Conservancy and The Commons released a new visual graphic computer platform called a...

Local Lab to Test Warning Siren on Friday, July 2

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NEWPORT NEWS -- On Friday, July 2, 2021, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab) will conduct a test of its tornado warning siren. At 10:30...

Flash Flood Watch in Effect

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HISTORIC TRIANGLE -- The region will be under a flash flood watch from 12 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, through the morning of Friday,...

Historic Carousel Set to Reopen

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HAMPTON -- After being closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hampton is set to reopen its historic carousel on June 1. The Hampton Carousel, located...

Norfolk Art Museum Makes Exhibit More Accessible

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NORFOLK -- The Barry Art Museum at Old Dominion University has made its exhibits more accessible during the pandemic. One of the all too familiar...