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All power has been restored on the peninsula.

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Holly Henry June 7, 20136:50 am

Areal Flood Watch in Effect Until: Saturday, June 8, at 12 a.m.

Areas affected:

Bertie, NC; Camden, NC; Chowan, NC; Currituck, NC; Dare, NC; Gates, NC; Hertford, NC; Northampton, NC; Pasquotank, NC; Perquimans, NC; Accomack, VA; Gloucester, VA; Isle of Wight, VA; James City, VA; Mathews, VA; Middlesex, VA; Northampton, VA; Southampton, VA; Surry, VA; Sussex, VA; York, VA; Chesapeake City, VA; Franklin City, VA; Hampton City, VA; Newport News, VA; Norfolk City, VA; Portsmouth City, VA; Suffolk City, VA; Virginia Beach, VA; Williamsburg City, VA

Holly Henry June 7, 20136:51 am

RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division has temporarily suspended normal operations on the Bayview-Aurora route due to high winds from Tropical Storm Andrea. Operations will resume as soon as it is safe to travel.

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Sand Soccer: Unless there is lightning, the tournament will go on as planned, officials tell NewsChannel 3.

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Tropical Storm Warning Expires today, June 7, at 1:15 p.m.

Areas affected:

Bertie, NC; Camden, NC; Chowan, NC; Currituck, NC; Dare, NC; Pasquotank, NC; Perquimans, NC; Isle of Wight, VA; York, VA; Chesapeake City, VA; Hampton City, VA; Newport News, VA; Norfolk City, VA; Portsmouth City, VA; Suffolk City, VA; Virginia Beach, VA

Holly Henry June 7, 20137:08 am

Tornado Watch Expires today, June 7, at 1 p.m.

Areas affected:

Bertie, NC; Camden, NC; Chowan, NC; Currituck, NC; Dare, NC; Gates, NC; Hertford, NC; Northampton, NC; Pasquotank, NC; Perquimans, NC; Isle of Wight, VA; James City, VA; Northampton, VA; Southampton, VA; Surry, VA; York, VA; Chesapeake City, VA; Franklin City, VA; Hampton City, VA; Newport News, VA; Norfolk City, VA; Portsmouth City, VA; Suffolk City, VA; Virginia Beach, VA; Williamsburg City, VA

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Check out the soggy Oceanfront with our live cam

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Here’s a look at Andrea in Tampa, Florida yesterday:

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Tornado Warning for Hyde and Dare County until 8:45am

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East End Academy (both campuses) closing at 1 p.m.; after school activities canceled.

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High water flowing across HWY 58 and Holly Run Drive.

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RAINFALL TOTALS: Most areas of Hampton Roads and NE NC are already near the 1″ mark.

Here are some of our higher rainfall totals so far…

Conway (Northampton, NC): 2.01″

Windsor (Bertie,NC): 1.94″

Ahoskie: 1.57″

Hatteras: 1.52″

Holly Henry June 7, 20139:47 am

Tonight’s Hoedown and Latin Fest Cancelled in Virginia Beach

Two events scheduled in Virginia Beach tonight – Friday, June 7 – have been cancelled because of Tropical Storm Andrea:

• The regular Friday night hoedown at the Farmer’s Market has been cancelled.

• All events scheduled for Friday night at the Oceanfront in connection with the Hardee’s Latin Fest have been cancelled.

The festival will resume Saturday, weather permitting. Any changes to Saturday’s schedule will be posted at http://www.BeachStreetUSA.com.

Holly Henry June 7, 201310:14 am

HELP, or Hampton Roads Ecumenical Lodgings and Provisions, says its Buckroe office at 329 Buckroe Ave. will be open to help the homeless.

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Hampton Blvd. in Norfolk:

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The Coast Guard encourages boaters Friday to stay off the water due to the approach of Tropical Storm Andrea and the storm’s impact on the Hampton Roads area.

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11AM Update: Tropical Storm Andrea is centered about 50 miles SW of Fayetteville, NC and continues moving northeast at 28 mph.

Andrea will continue to track northeast today and continue to pick up forward speed. Max winds are near 45 mph and slow, slight weakening is expected today.

Andrea will start to lose tropical characteristics later today.

11:00 AM EDT Fri Jun 7

Location: 34.4°N 79.5°W

Moving: NE at 28 mph

Min pressure: 996 mb

Max sustained: 45 mph

Track Andrea with the WTKR NewsChannel 3 Hurricane Tracker:

http://wtkr.com/weather/hurricane-tracker/

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Dare County offices will close at noon on Friday.

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At Buckroe Beach in Hampton. A little water on the sidewalks, but otherwise, not bad.

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MANNS HARBOR – Strong winds from Tropical Storm Andrea have made ferry travel between Ocracoke and both Cedar Island and Swan Quarter too dangerous, so the afternoon trips on those routes have been cancelled. That means the following trips will not take place:

• Cedar Island to Ocracoke: 1, 4 p.m.;
• Ocracoke to Cedar Island: 1, 3, 4:30 p.m.;
• Swan Quarter to Ocracoke: 1, 4:30 p.m.; and
• Ocracoke to Swan Quarter: 12:45, 4 p.m.

If weather conditions improve, it is possible the Cedar Island to Ocracoke trip at 5:30 p.m. could take place, as well as the Ocracoke to Cedar Island trip at 8 p.m.

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Here’s the latest on Andrea from Myles Henderson:


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Matt Knight June 7, 20131:06 pm

The Tornado Watch has been expanded to include all of Hampton Roads and Northeastern North Carolina and extended until 8 pm. A Tornado Watch means that conditions are favorable for tornadoes to develop.

Holly Henry June 7, 20131:11 pm

Spartan Prep Senior Night Rescheduled

NSU Spartan Prep Senior Night at the Virginia Beach Higher Education Center scheduled for tonight, Friday, June 7, has been postponed until 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 10.

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VHSL has postponed the girls state semi-final soccer matches for today – Games moved to Saturday

Saturday, June 8, Semifinals

Deep Run vs. Colonial Forge at 10:00 a.m.

Frank W. Cox vs. Battlefield (approximately 20 minutes after completion of first game)

Championship game will be Sunday at Noon.

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Here’s a quick view of the surf in Kill Devil Hills at First Street:

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The sun was peeking in and out of the clouds in Portsmouth.

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A Flash Flood Warning is in effect for James City County and Williamsburg until 6pm.

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Suffolk Parks and Recreation Co-ed Softball Games Cancelled

Suffolk, Virginia (June 7, 2013)

Suffolk Parks & Recreation advises that all Co-Ed Softball Games scheduled for this evening have been cancelled due to field conditions related to Tropical Storm Andrea.

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Elizabeth City, N.C. – Power has been restored to about 1,000 customers in Elizabeth City Friday afternoon.

Officials say high winds caused a pine tree to fall onto power lines, causing the outages.

Power was out for about an hour and fifteen minutes, according to the Elizabeth City Electric Manager.

Holly Henry June 7, 20133:45 pm

Virginia Beach Public Works has announced temporary lane closures and traffic stoppages at the intersection of Lynnhaven Parkway and Rosemont Road on Sunday, June 9, 2013.

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Tonight’s Swingtime Salute performance at Nauticus/Battleship Wisconsin has been cancelled due to the inclement weather

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Tree falls on truck off Sedgewick Drive in Virginia Beach

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A tree has fallen down near the intersection of Providence Road and Edwin Drive and some power lines are down. Over 600 customers had power knocked out. Some homes have been restored but about 450 are still out. The estimated restoration time is 10 p.m.

Doris Taylor June 7, 20136:04 pm

Cranston Mill Pond Road in James City County CLOSED due to flooding.

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Areal Flood Watch in the following areas until 12 a.m: Bertie, NC; Camden, NC; Chowan, NC; Currituck, NC; Gates, NC; Hertford, NC; Pasquotank, NC; Perquimans, NC; Accomack, VA; Isle of Wight, VA; Northampton, VA; York, VA; Chesapeake City, VA; Hampton City, VA; Newport News, VA; Norfolk City, VA; Portsmouth City, VA; Suffolk City, VA; Virginia Beach, VA

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Flash flood warning issued for Prince George County, Sussex County, Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, Hopewell and Surry County until 9 p.m.

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Flooding on Cranston Mill Pond Road in James City County. This road is now CLOSED!

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Down tree in Williamsburg

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WILLIAMSBURG/JCC RAINFALL: Jamestown 8.68″, Colonial Heritage 7.39, Ford’s Colony 6.96, Toano 6.65, 1st Colony 5.32, Wexford Hills 4.57, Colonial Williamsburg 4.40.” Meteorologist Patrick Rockey

Doris Taylor June 7, 20137:53 pm

Post-Tropical Cyclone Andrea is now centered over the Chesapeake Bay and will continue to move rapidly off to the northeast at 45 mph. Showers and storms wrapping around the storm continue to produce heavy rainfall in northern and western portions of Hampton Roads. Some areas in James City County have received more than eight inches of rain from Andrea. Maximum sustained winds are at 45 miles per hour with gusts to 52.

Patrick Rockey June 7, 201310:22 pm

FLASH FLOOD WARNING for Williamsburg and James City County has been canceled. Water levels are starting to drop.

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Doris Taylor June 7, 201310:49 pm

NC12 is experiencing flooding at New Inlet north of Rodanthe. Hwy open to 4-wheel drive vehicles only at this time

Doris Taylor June 7, 201311:33 pm

This live blog is now closed.