Virginia officials are warning residents to prepare for massive power outages, flooding and damage from Hurricane Irene -- comparable to that of Hurricane Isabel, which knocked out power to about two million people in 2003.
Dominion Virginia Power has ended its Alert and Notification of Unusual Event at the North Anna Power Station in the wake of Tuesday’s earthquake after completing walk-down inspections of equipment most susceptible to seismic activity. As Charles Fishburne reports, it is the second time this year the utility has had to deal with nature at its worst
It was only the second day of the fall semester at the University of Richmond and already students had been hit with smoke from the fires in the Great Dismal Swamp and told to prepare for a possible hurricane, when campus buildings began to shake. WCVE Correspondent Pamela D’Angelo reports.