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  1. Friday afternoon, July 1, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | White Lake Beacon

    ... and the northern Mid-Atlantic. Crisfield, Maryland, reported widespread tree damage due to straight line winds. Wakefield, Virginia, reported a midday total of 1.53 inches of rain. A stationary lingered over the Southeast, and continued to initiate ...

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  2. Flooding closes roads, traps cars in Accomack CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    ... A flash flood warning is in effect for central Accomack County until 6:00 p.m. The National Weather Service of Wakefield says on Facebook they've gotten reports of extensive flooding in the area. Radar estimates that up to eight inches of rain has ...

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  3. Confederate Flag Ban Vanishes From Spending BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Roll Call

    A confederate flag is held by an attendee at a political rally in Wakefield, Va. The display of Confederate flag imagery on federal land has re-emerged as a thorn in the side of this year's process for enacting spending bills.

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  4. Pauline J. OberlanderRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2016 | Altoona Mirror

    ... seven great-grandchildren: Kelsey, Alyssa, Justin, Tanner, Dylan, Colton and Parker; a sister, Dolores Beaver of Wakefield, Va.; and a brother, Jerry of Homer City. She was preceded in death by five brothers: Theodore Sr., Richard "Medie," Joseph, ...

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  5. National Weather Service warns mid-Atlantic of severe stormsRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | NBC29

    ... the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area is from damaging wind gusts and there's a lesser threat for tornados. Wakefield, Virginia-based meteorologist Lyle Alexander says the threat on the Eastern Shore is from winds and more localized heavy rain. ...

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  6. Green Run community holds vigil following teen's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... us to be happy and that we tried to make sure everyone else was okay," said Masterson. According to Kathleen Wakefield, Executive Director of I Need a Lighthouse, a depression and suicide awareness program, today was the first hard day of many for ...

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  7. Shad RoweRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    The Shad Planking is an annual political event in Virginia, which takes place every April near Wakefield, Virginia. It is sponsored by a chapter of the Ruritans, a community service organization.

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  8. Surf, tides cut cliff along Md. area beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and bring in strong winds from the northeast. Lyle Alexander, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va., said the pattern is more common in winter. The beach erosion hasn't created any significant hazards, McGean said - if ...

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  9. Surf, tides cut cliff along Md. area beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and bring in strong winds from the northeast. Lyle Alexander, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va., said the pattern is more common in winter. The beach erosion hasn't created any significant hazards, McGean said - if ...

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  10. Surf, tides cut cliff along Md. area beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and bring in strong winds from the northeast. Lyle Alexander, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va., said the pattern is more common in winter. The beach erosion hasn't created any significant hazards, McGean said - if ...

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  11. Surf, tides cut cliff along Md. area beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and bring in strong winds from the northeast. Lyle Alexander, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va., said the pattern is more common in winter. The beach erosion hasn't created any significant hazards, McGean said - if ...

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  12. 8News Daily Poll: In wake of deadly storms, is it time for more emergency sirens?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ... You also won't find any emergency siren. In fact, the two closest sirens to Waverly are in Disputanta and Wakefield; both nearly eight miles away. Governor McAuliffe says it's something to look at. "I think the Federal government is going to look at ...

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  13. Severe storms leave behind a path of destructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The National Weather Service in Wakefield said Thursday morning that they are dispatching survey teams to those areas to assess damage and confirm any of the tornado reports. Survey teams will be dispatched today to assess the damage from yesterday's storms and confirm any tornadoes.

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  14. Curfew imposed in town hit by deadly tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... the farming community, killing a child and two men and damaging a number of structures. But the weather service in Wakefield and Blacksburg said suspected tornadoes may have touched down in Fluvanna, Charles City and Mecklenburg counties. Gov. Terry ...

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  15. Basketball fans take shelter before Richmond gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Bellingham Herald

    ... in southeastern Virginia, with Doppler radar indicating a twister in Waverly. Meteorologist Mike Rusnak of the Wakefield office of the Weather Service said the tornado watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday night. He said the watch applies to the ...

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  16. Tiny town in southeastern Virginia takes brunt of stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | NewsOK.com

    ... in southeastern Virginia, with Doppler radar indicating a twister in Waverly. Meteorologist Mike Rusnak of the Wakefield office of the Weather Service said the tornado watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Wednesday night. He said the watch applies to the ...

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  17. Severe thunderstorms possible in Baltimore on Wednesday afternoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... posted for locations including Salisbury, Ocean City, and La Plata in Maryland as well as Richmond, Williamsburg, Wakefield, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Accomac in Virginia. Overnight and into Thursday, a cold front will push from west to east ...

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  18. Tornado Watch in parts of Maryland and Virginia on WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Two residents of Pensacola Florida describe the scene today as they begin to clean up form an EF 2 tornado that tore through Tuesday night. A Tornado Watch has been posted for parts of Maryland and Virginia until 9 p.m. this evening including Salisbury, Ocean City, and La Plata in Maryland as well as Richmond, Williamsburg, Wakefield, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Accomac in Virginia.

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  19. Surf, tides cut cliff along Md. area beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2015 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... and bring in strong winds from the northeast. Lyle Alexander, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va., said the pattern is more common in winter. The beach erosion hasn't created any significant hazards, McGean said - if ...

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  20. Patrick's First Warning Forecast: Cooler, another chance for rainRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2016 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... opposite of last weekend. We'll enjoy highs in the 60s with lots of sunshine. Today in Weather History (NWS Wakefield) 1996 Winter Weather: Coastal Flooding, High winds Southeast Virginia, Eastern Coastal Virginia 2003 President's Day Weekend Storm: ...

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