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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Tropical storm hits Hampton; trash pickup delayed a day; city buildings closed Tuesday

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Aug. 4, 2020 — Tropical Storm Isaias has passed Hampton Roads, but residents are reminded to use caution venturing outside and driving. Although the sun is shining, there are reports of 46 trees fallen across roads, live wires hanging in places,...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Tropical storm winds to hit Hampton Tuesday; trash pickup delayed; city buildings closed Tuesday

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Aug. 3, 2020 — The storm Isaias is expected to bring tropical storm force winds across Hampton Roads, beginning overnight and increasing Tuesday morning. Hampton could see wind speeds of 40-50 mph and gusts up to 60 or 70 mph, especially in wate...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Hurricane Isaias is a potential threat to the area and could cause moderate flooding

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July 31, 2020 — Local and state officials are monitoring the storm Isaias, which was upgraded to a hurricane overnight. There is still variability in the track, and residents are urged to be alert. As of Friday morning, predictions were that it ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Taxpayers suffering losses from COVID crisis may qualify for extension on home and car taxes

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April 8, 2020 - Residents and businesses who suffered financial losses due to the COVID crisis can apply for an extension of the June 5 tax deadline, Hampton City Council unanimously agreed.

Those who apply and are accepted will have until Aug. 1, 2020, to...

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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Hampton earns 'StormReady Community' designation from National Weather Service

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Dec. 11, 2019 - Last month, Hampton earned its renewal as a StormReady Community from the National Weather Service by demonstrating multiple components of severe weather readiness.  StormReady is a voluntary program. To be officially certified, a...

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Posted on: August 31, 2019

Emergency officials want residents to "be prepared, not scared' during hurricane season

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Sept. 1, 2019 – Be prepared, not scared. That’s the message for the month of September, National Preparedness Month,  from FEMA, Ready.gov, and Hampton’s Emergency Management Office. The goal is to promote disaster a...

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Emergency Management
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Sign up for Community Emergency Response Team training and learn how to help your friends, neighbors

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July 26, 2019 - Hampton's Emergency Management Office has a new CERT class starting Sept. 12. Sign up now for four weeks of training on everything from disaster preparedness to light search and rescue.

Classes will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 p.m...

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

June is start of hurricane season, and residents are encouraged to start preparations now

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June 4, 2019 - June is the start of hurricane season, and residents are encouraged to start preparing now for a possible disaster. On Monday, Gov. Ralph Northam and his cabinet took part in a day-long exercise that focused on disaster preparedness.

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Posted on: February 26, 2018

Sign up now Community Emergency Response Team training in April

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Feb. 26,  2018 - Hampton's Emergency Management Office has a new Community Emergency Response Team class starting April 5. Sign up now for four weeks of training on everything from disaster preparedness to light search and rescue. Classes will be...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

It's not too early to sign up for Community Emergency Response Team training

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Nov. 3, 2017 - Hampton's Emergency Management Office has a new Community Emergency Response Team class starting Jan. 4. Sign up now for four weeks of training on everything from disaster preparedness to light search and rescue. Classes will be held Tuesda...

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