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* Hampton City News

Posted on: October 11, 2017

For The Record: Get information before, after a disaster strikes

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Oct.11, 2017 – When a hurricane, snowstorm or other disaster threatens, stay up-to-date with the latest local information. For the record, you can get information in a variety of ways:

  • Sign up for notifications at  Select “top news” and “emergency alerts,” and whether you want email or text notifications.
  • Get a weekly news and events newsletter at
  • Watch the city’s social media accounts: Facebook (  and Twitter (@cityofhampton).
  • Download the city’s website app (search for Hampton VA in app stores), or the 3-1-1 app (311 Hampton VA in stores).
  • Connect with the Hampton Police Division’s social media, including Facebook and Twitter.
  • Watch Hampton’s cable station, (Cox 47 or Verizon 22).
  • Call 3-1-1 (727-8311 from a cell phone).
  • If a disaster causes an extended power outage, the city has a plan to print information and distribute it to yellow publication boxes and public sites in affected areas.


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