Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30. Being prepared for severe weather before bad weather arrives can keep you, your family and your business assets safe and reduces recovery timeframes. The below information is provided to assist with local government and community planning needs. 

Hurricane Updates

NOAA’s National Hurricane Center maintains the most current national information about hurricanes and storm tracks. 

Virginia Department of Emergency Management 

Virginia Department of Health 

Report Pollution incidents

If you need to report a pollution incident, you can use the online pollution-reporting tool

If you need to report an environmental emergency, do not use the online pollution-reporting tool. Contact the Virginia Emergency Operations Center (open 24/7) at 800-468-8892.

Homeowners

Additional resources for homeowners include:  

Permit holders

Permit holders should develop plans to prevent environmental problems in the event of heavy rain and flooding. Local governments and waste facilities should be updating their debris management plans. 

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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000


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