Hurricane Florence, Florence, Andrew Freidan discussed on John Reid

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Hot and humid today. Eighty seven with partly sunny skies mid eighties today tomorrow late tomorrow and tomorrow night could be some heavy rain from Florence coming our way and the chance of heavy rain and wind for Friday and Saturday as well with temperatures in the upper seventies. Those would be our biggest impact days from Florence shower chance on Sunday as well. From NBC twelve I'm meteorologist, Andrew Friedman. Newsradio eleven forty W R V A and now ninety six point one FM from the piersonhonda dot com weather center. It's cloudy in seventy one downtown NewsRadio. W V time. Eight thirty one. The forecast track for hurricane Florence continuing to move south and west in other words away from us, but NBC twelve meteorologist Andrew freidan says we will still be looking at potential periods of heavy rain. I still think we're in the mode where we need to prepare for the worst. When it comes to flooding and hope for the best if we have a little bit too many supplies, and so be it. But this is a unpredictable drifting me during hurricane and it still has the potential to produce tropical. Storm rains for us. Freidan says we had flood warnings last night with just thunderstorms Vietnam saying it's still focusing Howard on hurricane Florence. Even though they're saying it's going in a different direction. It still affects part of the Commonwealth in as we as we know we serve the whole entire Commonwealth not just certain areas. So we are still very concerned with some of the things that could occur mediums, Shannon. Daniel who also says flooding is always a major concern with any hurricane and she says even with the storm going south. There is still a storm surge risk v dot says it's been suspending lane closures in order to get people out of Hampton roads. If they want to or have been ordered to do not recommend that you get your vehicle road. Ready? It should be safe. You will up operable and equipped with your emergency kit. In case you need to travel for long periods of time beats Lindsey Legrand offering tips for those moving to higher ground or for those of us planning to drive during the storm just field right now. The only local school district going to class on Friday and right, go Hanover. And all. All closing because of the hurricane VCU. And you you have also canceled classes starting on Thursday and Virginia state has cancelled classes starting today. It's more than South Carolina that appears to be taking the brunt of this storm ABC's, Amy Robak is in writes fell beach. The final countdown is on for more than a million people fleeing Florence massive preparations are underway. Residents racing against time as they board up windows packed their belongings and hit the road. This is.

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