Summer storms


Severe weather can happen anytime, in any part of the country. During summer months, our area can experience hazardous conditions produced by thunderstorms, including damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail, flooding and flash flooding. Know what to do before, during, and after these storms. Create a communications plan with your family before storms hit. Have emergency supplies in place at home, at work, and in the car. Listen to local officials.

stay informed

It's simple. If we can't reach, we can't alert you. CivicReady is our mass notification system. We encourage you to sign up for emergency alerts and severe weather warnings, as well as routine events and community updates. When you sign up, you decide how you want to receive alerts -- email, text, and/or phone call -- so you never miss important information. Click this link to sign up.

Other helpful links:
  • Our social media hub -- click this link.
  • Virginia traffic information -- click this link.
  • Weather forecast -- click this link.
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