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With tidal flooding continuing from a strong coastal storm, some school divisions have delayed or closed and several outdoor events have been canceled or postponed. Check this list for the latest:

The athletics schedule is in constant flux. The latest.


Due to high tides, service has been reduced at the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry. The ferry’s largest vessel, the Pocahontas, continues to run, but expect delays, and use the James River Bridge as an alternate.


Mathews County Schools are closed Tuesday.

Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight County Schools operated under a two-hour delay on Monday.


Gloucester County Schools will open on a two-hour delay on Tuesday for all students, 10 and 11 month employees. 12-month employees report on time. Gloucester Schools will make up missing Monday, Oct. 5 on Monday, Oct. 12.

All Gloucester County Parks and Recreation classes and other community use meetings at Abingdon Elementary and Peasley Middle Schools are canceled Monday evening.  

Newport News

Newport News Public Schools observed a two-hour delay Monday.

The Victim Services Unit of the Newport News commonwealth's attorney's Day of Unity, scheduled for Monday at the fountain in Newport News City Center, is canceled. It will be rescheduled. 


Hampton City Public Schools were closed Monday. All after-school activities are canceled. The rescheduled Hampton-Bethel football game will now be played Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Langley Air Force Base is under limited operations with only one point of entry, at the West Gate by Armistead Avenue

The Exchange and the Langley Commissary will remain closed until further notice.

Medical and dental appointments at Joint Base Langley-Eustis from Oct. 2 to 5 are canceled.

The Crawlin' Crab Sports and Fitness Expo, half marathon, 5K, Kids Kilometer and Craft Brew Fest, scheduled from Saturday through Monday, have been canceled, according to the event's website. Event planners are considering rescheduling but have not released a date.


Messick Point floating dock is closed until further notice due to storm damage.

UPDATE: Poquoson City Public Schools will open two hours late Tuesday, Oct. 6, due to predicted high tide levels Tuesday morning. Twelve month employees should report on time. Morning preschool is cancelled on Tuesday.

Monday, Oct. 5, garbage pickup has been moved to Wednesday, Oct. 7.

York County

York public schools observed a two-hour delay Monday.

York County Parks, Recreation and Tourism has canceled all outdoor PRT and privately-sponsored youth and adult recreational sports activities scheduled for Monday on county fields at school and park sites, including the McReynolds Athletic Complex (formerly the York County Sports Complex). 

The above fields will be closed throughout the day.  Fields will be reevaluated on Tuesday, and information will be announced once the status of fields has been determined.

The Yorktown Beach Picnic Area located at the intersection of Water and Comte de Grasse streets will reopen Tuesday.

York County will keep open the following designated parking lots through Monday for public parking needs for residents in low lying tidal areas:

--Kiln Creek Park, 2901 Kiln Creek Parkway --McReynolds Athletic Complex (formerly the York County Sports Complex), 412 Sports Way. Owners are asked to remove their vehicles from these lots on Tuesday, October 6.

Parking in these lots is at the property owner’s own risk. The county assumes no responsibility for any vehicles left in these lots.  These lots will not be staffed or monitored.

West Point

West Point schools observed a two-hour delay Monday.


Old Dominion University delayed its opening until 10 a.m. Monday because of water levels surrounding the campus.

Tidewater Community College’s Norfolk Campus and District Administration Building closed at 2 p.m. Monday. All other TCC campuses and locations will remain open and operate on a normal schedule.

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