With wind from north, water is stacking up. Minor flooding will peak at around 1 pm today, running about 2 feet above the spring tides we see with each new and full moon. It will probably look like the flooding we saw on Nov 7-8 and again last week.
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The City of Norfolk is hosting a citizen flood awareness meeting on Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the Norview Recreational Center located at 6380 Sewells Point Road. You and your guests are invited to join our conversation to address the issue of flooding in our city. This comprehensive plan consists of four key strategies; plan, prepare, mitigate and communicate.
For this meeting, Norfolk will focus on communications, information and mitigation tools. Jim Redick, Norfolk ’s Director of Emergency Preparedness and Response, will review Norfolk ’s preparations and actions during Hurricane Sandy as well as FEMA mitigation grants. Lori Crouch, Norfolk ’s Public Relations Director, will introduce our City’s communications toolbox for residents. Afterward, City staff will update residents on new Army Corp of Engineer initiatives along with an update on legislative strides the City is undertaking.
We appreciate your commitment to our City and value your input as a resident and stakeholder. As such, we hope you will join us at this meeting as we share information and encourage discussion regarding this vital concern. Please RSVP by November 27th if you will be attending so we can plan appropriately. Send your acceptance or any questions to Fleta Jackson at email@example.com or via phone at 757-823-4007.
Ronald H. Williams
Assistant City Manager
Posted in Flooding in Ghent on September 2, 2010 |
For Immediate Release
Residents Permitted to Park in City Garages due to Hurricane Earl
NORFOLK – In anticipation of possible tidal flooding of low lying areas in downtown Norfolk from Hurricane Earl, Norfolk residents in the surrounding neighborhoods will be permitted to park at no charge, beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 2 through Friday, Sept. 3, in the following City garages:
- West Plume Street
- Boush Street Garage
- York Street Garage
- Freemason Street Garage
- MacArthur South and North Garages
For more information, please visit www.norfolk.gov