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NOVEC says it is ready for Hurricane Florence

Dan Swingle, Electric System Operations vice president, says NOVEC crews are assembling equipment and supplies. "Our utility trucks are well stocked in anticipation of Hurricane Florence and all employees are on alert."

President Trump authorizes FEMA to supplement needed resources in wake of expected hurricane

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Sept. 11 that federal emergency aid has been made available to the Commonwealth of Virginia to supplement Commonwealth, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Hurricane Florence beginning on September 8, 2018, and continuing.

Gov. Northam’s classic car show at Capitol rescheduled to Sept. 29 due to approaching storm

Governor Northam announced Sept. 11 that the Governor’s Capitol Classic Car Show is postponed due to inclement weather predicted for this weekend and has been rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 29.

Farmers should take steps now to protect their Farms and livestock from hurricane impact

As a result of the major hurricane forecast, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services advises farmers to take the following precautions now to help protect their families, farms and livestock.

Delegate Boysko passes on emergency contact info before Hurricane Florence arrives

Here are some important phone numbers to know before Hurricane Florence hits,

President Trump asked to issue a US emergency declaration for Virginia ahead of Hurricane Florence

Today, Sept. 11, 2018, two U.S. Senators and all 11 Representatives from Virginia called on President Donald Trump to issue a federal emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Florence. At 2:57 p.m. Update: President Trump just approved Virginia’s federal emergency declaration ahead of Hurricane Florence.

Sept. 13 groundbreaking for new school cancelled

Based on the condition of the site for the groundbreaking for the “Prince William Parkway” Elementary School, as well as Hurricane Florence, the groundbreaking scheduled for Thursday, Sept, 13 will be rescheduled for a later date.

Disasters happen; PWC tells residents how to be prepared in case of local disaster

September is National Preparedness Month, and the Prince William County Office of Emergency Management is trying to help county residents prepare for any emergency that may arise. This year's theme is "Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How."

HEAT REACTION: County schools plan to continue classes despite A/C issues

Unusually hot September weather is overtaxing cooling systems at several schools, according to a news release from Prince William County Schools, but classes are still being held, and sometimes students and staff are being relocated to more comfortable areas.

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