First Downed Tree Report in Virginia From Hurricane Irene
Posted on August 27, 2011
Some of Hurricane Irene's outer bands are edging their way into Virginia. As a result the first down tree damage report from Virginia Beach has been issued by the National Weather Service out of Wakefield, Virginia. There will likely be many more similar reports in the hours ahead.
There have been many similar reports of down trees and power outages in North Carolina, where Hurricane Irene is hours away from a landfall near Morehead City.0345 AM NON-TSTM WND DMG 2 WSW VINE 36.56N 76.11W 08/27/2011 CITY OF VIRGINIA B VA PUBLIC LARGE TREE DOWNED