Hurricane Season Arrives

Hurricane Season Arrives

Photo: WINA

We have now entered the Atlantic hurricane season, and that’s where we’ll be until the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The National Weather Service expects a slower than usual season. Senior forecaster Richard Knabb is warning Virginians there have been seasons with a small number of storms, but the ones that arrived packed a wallop. Hurricanes have a major impact on utilities, and Dominion Virginia Power notes the most expensive storm in its history happened a couple of weeks after Labor Day. Isabel went on a rampage in mid-September 2003.

Latest Stories

in Sports

Headed to rehab, Yankees’ Sabathia to miss playoffs


Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will miss the postseason.

in Entertainment

‘Spectre’ destroyed nearly $34M worth of cars


The price tag for the latest installment in the "James Bond" franchise includes millions in automobiles, including seven specially-created Aston Martins that were wrecked during filming.

in National, World

Pacific trade negotiators reach landmark deal, fight over approval looms


The U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim countries have reached a deal on the most sweeping trade liberalization pact in a generation.