This year’s flu season is now more intense than any other since the 2009 swine flu pandemic, and both federal and state officials say it will get worse.
Charles Fishburne is a correspondent for WCVE Public Radio. He brings over 40 years experience as a broadcast journalist and news executive in Richmond, Washington D.C. and New York. Charles was also a long-time television news anchor and news director in Richmond.
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A new Fairfield Library is another step closer to reality, after last night’s plan of development hearing before the Henrico Board of Supervisors.
A Coalition of some 50 environmental groups in Virginia and West Virginia launched what they call a “citizens surveillance” coalition, to monitor pre-construction activity along the proposed route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
The government shutdown has not affected federal courts, yet. Richmond’s Fourth Circuit Court will maintain its agenda this week, including one high-profile case, and a pending decision on the travel ban.
Dominion set daily usage records every day for nine days with a record high for any time, any day in any year January 6th. Spokesman Dan Genest, “and that record was 456,100 megawatt hours.” Dominion has to generate more from its plants to meet the demand because residential solar is not effective and they do not interrupt AC service as they can and do in the summertime those emergency strips in your heat pump burn a lot of power.
Dominion Energy announced yesterday (1/17) it is idling nine aging power units at five generating facilities and eliminating about 390 jobs.
The heavy snow is a couple of hours late, but Meteorologist Andrew Zimmerman says it is coming, “It’s now be 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the heaviest snow.”
The National Weather Service issued a Winter Weather Advisory at six this morning, and is now revising their estimates upwards.
The National Weather Service has just issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Central Virginia (at 6am) with one to three inches of snow on the way.
Storm is on track this morning, scheduled to roll in sometime tonight around midnight and stay through tomorrow morning. Meteorologist Alec Butner, “We’re still expecting one to three inches."
That’s along the I-95 corridor and West of Richmond. Compared to the last storm.
Mike Rusnak, National weather service, says look for it early Wednesday Morning, and throughout the day, “Accumulations right now look to be rather light about one to two inches in the Richmond area, basically along the I-95 corridor, but a little bit more to the West, out towards, Louisa, Fluvanna, Charlottesville, might see three to four inches.” After that, another blast of arctic air with temperatures in the teens Wednesday night.