Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

Irma impacts still unknown for Williamsburg region

Irma impacts still unknown for Williamsburg region

The Williamsburg area received rain Wednesday, but it is not a byproduct of Hurricane Irma, which is bearing down on Florida with sustained winds of more than 180 mph as a Category 5 storm.

Still, Mike Dutter, a National Weather Service meteorologist in Wakefield, told the Daily Press that the Hampton Roads region should “dust off your hurricane plans … and be prepared, just in case.”

Irma is still at least several days away from having any possible impact on the Mid-Atlantic and Williamsburg regions, though local officials are still...

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