Evacuation order lifted.
Governor Ralph Northam lifted the mandatory evacuation order for the Sandbridge area so that businesses and residents could return to their properties and begin returning things to normal.
Tropical Storm Warning, Storm Surge Watch, State of Emergency, Mandatory Evacuation,Flash Flood Watch, Tornado Warning in Place for Sandbridge.
On Friday morning Hurricane Florence came ashore in the Wilmington, North Carolina area, but effects of the storm are still being felt in Sandbridge.
Tropical Storm Warning, Storm Surge Watch, State of Emergency, Mandatory Evacuation in Place for Sandbridge.
On Thursday morning Hurricane Florence was still some 200 miles from the southeast coast of North Carolina, but effects of the storm were being felt in Sandbridge.
A Tropical Storm Watch, A Storm Surge Watch, and a Mandatory Evacuation remain in effect for Sandbridge
As of Wednesday morning the track of Hurricane Florence is still predicted to take the storm well to our south, but preparations continue here for the storm.
Mandatory Evacuation Ordered
As of 8:00 AM today a state of emergency and a mandatory evacuation are in effect for the Sandbridge area. The Governor of Virginia have issued a directive to all visitors and residents to evacuate the Sandbridge area effective 8:00 AM today in advance of the approach and landfall of Hurricane Florence.
Post-tropical cyclone Matthew continues to speed away from the U.S. mainland at a rate of 15 miles per hour, but its impact was definitely felt here in Sandbridge over the last two days.
Storm comes closer than expected
Hurricane Matthew is now known as post tropical cyclone Matthew, but the storm continues to cause problems for us here in Sandbridge today.
Hurricane Matthew remains a strong and dangerous storm that has impacted thousands of people and created millions of dollars in damage and loss of life. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the people affected by the storm to our south.
Waiting and watching
As like everyone else in the Southeast U.S. we are watching closely the forecast track of Hurricane Matthew. As of early this morning (10/5/16) Hurricane Matthew is rated a category 3 hurricane with winds in excess of 115 MPH and is located south of the Bahamas. The storm’s projected path shows the storm moving up the east coast of the U.S. moving parallel to the coast off of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.
Winds and Rain hitting Sandbridge hard (9/3/16 2 PM)
Tropical Storm Hermine has moved offshore to our south, but continues to cause issues in Sandbridge.
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