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  • Hurricane Alert

  • Update 3- August 27, 2011, Saturday, 9: 45 a.m.

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    Update 2- August 26, 2011, Friday, 6: 51 p.m.

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    Update 1- August 26, 2011, Friday, 11: 30 a.m.

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    August 25, 2011
    Hurricane Irene is on track to hit Hampton Roads on Saturday, August 27, as a Category 2 storm. Currently there are no state or local evacuation orders issued for the Hampton Roads area.


    That could change as more information about the path and severity of the hurricane becomes available, said Virginia Department of Emergency Management spokesperson Bob Spieldenner.

    Quick Tips 

    • Establish an evacuation plan
    • Take an interior and exterior picture of your home and property
    • Tie down loose property outside of home
    • Store garden furniture
    • Plenty of batteries
    • Cash/Credit Cards
    • Copies of Important Documents 
    • Battery powered flash light
    • Sanitary Items
    • Water
    • Extra set of car and home keys

    Click here for a detailed hurricane business readiness plan check list. 
    Click here for a general readiness check list including HamptonRoad evacuation routes.