WAVERLY, Tenn. (AP) — At least 22 people were killed and rescue crews searched desperately Sunday amid shattered homes and tangled debris for dozens of people still missing after record-breaking rain sent floodwaters surging through Middle Tennessee.
Fred's remnant circulation will continue swirling bands of rain across Western Virginia into Wednesday, with isolated tornadoes also possible by late Tuesday.
Last week's downpours were too much of a good thing, but at least the excess rain stopped a drought from expanding into central Virginia.
Still a tropical storm east of Georgia this morning, Isaias could regain hurricane strength before making landfall tonight somewhere between Myrtle Beach and Wilmington.
A soggy low pressure system suddenly gathered itself into a proper tropical storm just off South Carolina's coastline this morning.
Salem officials announced Monday the city would cancel the Salem Fair due to COVID-19 safety concerns.
BLACKSBURG — The rain never let up at Lane Stadium on Saturday.
UPDATE: Appalachian Power reports that power has been restored to all but about 600 Bedford County residents in the Lynchburg area as of 9:30 …
Shrill emergency sirens pierced the constant patter of rain as Danville rescue teams tended to a seemingly never-ending stream of emergency calls when Tropical Storm Michael made its way over the Dan River Region on Thursday afternoon.
There have been no major shifts in the forecast track overnight. Confidence is growing that Michael will quickly track over southeastern Virginia as a tropical storm on Thursday night, bringing a period of heavy rain to Richmond and points south and east.
Most of the week ahead looks like a continuation of recent trends -- summerlike warmth with 80s highs to start the week, even dotted with weirdly out-of-season pop-up storms, followed by sogginess brought in by another tropical system. But it also looks like the caboose on the sticky, soggy, summer train, as a strong cold front brings in cool, dry air by the weekend, with some 40s lows, and reinforcements next week to finally bring autumn to Southwest Virginia in force.
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In the next few days, in this newspaper, there will most likely be images of turgid rivers chewing trees and bridges, of boats plying through residential streets turned into canals, of suffering and anguish amid the brown muddy water dumped by Hurricane Florence.
Storms could bring damaging gusts, heavy rain and hail to parts of Virginia this afternoon and evening.
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The heat is pulling back but the stickiness remains the remainder of this week. The chance of showers and storms is also on the increase, as disturbances slide in from the northwest and a front dances back and forth north and south across Virginia the next few days.
When I pulled in with my family to a hotel in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, on the evening of April 15, gusty winds were whipping rain sideways with mid-30s chill as we were beginning to learn just how destructive tornadoes had been much closer to home in Danville, Lynchburg and Amherst County.
So much for April showers.
Harvey has finally "decided" to make a move, freeing Houston of the constant downpours and putting significant rain in our weather picture, especially on Friday.
May rainfall in Danville has been more than two inches above normal for the month and the extra precipitation is impacting the region’s farmers.