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.
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
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.

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