The alert, which students received Monday evening, was prompted by information from AccuWeather, a private company that sometimes works with public bodies.
Storms killed at least one person in the Richmond area Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Florence swept through the Mid-Atlantic.
Five dozen river locations were in flood stage Monday morning, 18 of which were in major flooding, which is typically characterized by catastrophic property inundation and evacuations.
Be sure to hold your hand against your head lest the howling wind blow your I.F.B. out of your ear.
Florence's winds are weakening, but some of its most devastating effects probably are yet to come.
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The excessive heat will last several days — the next cold front is not expected until at least Friday.
In a city known for its jaw-dropping views of the mountains, the smoke was so thick that it blotted the skyline and turned the sun an unsettling shade of red.