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MOORE, Okla. (AP) -- A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a directMore >>
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Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:02 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:02:08 GMT
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — As soon as I saw the tornado warnings on TV, I had to leave the office right away. I had photographed about a dozen tornados in my decade in Oklahoma and if I didn't get into my carMore >>
As soon as I saw the tornado warnings on TV, I had to leave the office right away. I had photographed about a dozen tornados in my decade in Oklahoma and if I didn't get into my car before the funnel cloud swept through, I knew I would get stuck in traffic and arrive too late at the scene.More >>
- The City of Richmond continues the recovery process and restoration effort
following the severe storm events. A number of residents remain affected by
multi-day power outages and conditions of extreme heat.
Dominion Virginia Power reported approximately 5,700
remain without power in the city of Richmond.
In response to the continued need, the City of Richmond will continue to operate cooling
stations from Noon until 5:00 p.m. throughout this week, including the
Independence Day holiday. City cooling stations will open at 10:00 a.m. if the
temperature reaches or exceeds 95 degrees.
Cooling Shelters will open in Richmond from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the
Center, 4100 Hull Street
● Department of Social Services, 900 East Marshall Street
Bottled water will be available. Pets, with the
exception of service animals, are not allowed.
Cooling Shelters will open in New Kent County from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at
the following locations:
Quinton Community Center, 3041 New Kent
Highway, Quinton, VA
New Kent Fire Station 1, 4315 N. Courthouse Circle, Providence
Ice will continue to be distributed at the following
locations while supplies last:
Fire Station 13 Fire
411 E. Commerce 2505 Jefferson Davis
Fire Station 22 Fire
Broadrock Boulevard 8800 Huguenot Road
"Over 600 bags of ice have been distributed by
the City today," stated Mayor Jones on Monday. "Ice will continue to
be distributed tomorrow, and at the current restoration rate we are very
hopeful that very few will be without power by Wednesday of this week,"
said Mayor Jones.
Bottled water will be provided. Pets are not allowed.
For more information regarding cooling services, Richmond residents can
contact the Department of Social Services Fuel Assistance Office at (804)
646-7046. Elderly residents with heat related issues can contact the Adult
Protective Service Unit at (804) 646-0501.