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Gov. Bob McDonnell Declares State of Emergency - - ABC13

Gov. Bob McDonnell Declares State of Emergency - - ABC13
Winds blew through up to 85 mph in some areas.  It was a storm packing a big punch.

More than 2 million homes are still without power here in Virginia.  The storms that moved through here Friday night were horrendous!  I'm included in those without power in these triple digit temps.  We are being told it could be up to a week before some of us have power restored. Thank God I have been spared damage to my home.  I only lost one tree that was planted about 2 yrs. ago.  That is nothing when I look around my community and the surrounding area.

There are at least 13 reported dead related to these storms.  Damage to homes, vehicles, and other businesses is going to be costly.   Material things can be replaced but the loss of life can not.  My heart goes out to those that have lost loved ones.

Can you imagine what those are enduring that are working so desperately to restore our power?  Hats off to the many power compan…