Lynchburg officials have declared a local state of emergency ahead of Hurricane Florence.
The City of Lynchburg is warning residents to prepare for the potential effects that could come from the hurricane.
Be prepared for heavy winds, rain, and potential flooding as a result of the hurricane that is headed toward the east coast.
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management said Florence may be Virginia's most significant hurricane event in decades and Governor Ralph Northam has declared a state of emergency in preparation for the storm's impact.
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