Hurricane Irma to impact Southwest Virginia on September, 21 2017

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Hurricane Irma to impact Southwest Virginia on September, 21 2017

Southwest Virginia,residents need to brace on Thursday for a direct hit from deadly Hurricane Irma, which is projected to slam straight into the state this weekend as a Category 4 storm.Urging locals to flee their homes, Grundy, Mayor,Bill Stokes described Irma as a “nuclear hurricane.”
“I never thought I’d say this .?.?. leave Grundy,” he told CNN. “We don’t need heroes.”

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, also is pleading with people in vulnerable zones to evacuate, telling hurricane-hardened residents to not underestimate the seriousness of the storm.

“This is a catastrophic storm that the state of Virginia, has never seen,” McAuliffe said in one of several press conferences. “This storm has the potential to catastrophically devastate our state.”

Places that may be directly affected in Southwest, Va include but not limited to the following.

Vansant Lumber
Issues & Answers
Main Street Floral
Ann Coleman Bookkeeping Inc