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City of Petersburg Prepares for Severe Storms
Petersburg Emergency Services is preparing for possible flash flooding and damage that could be caused by heavy rain, hail, and high winds this afternoon. Storms are forecast to reach the Petersburg Region between 4:00 pm and 10:00 pm. Petersburg Stormwater drains are being cleared throughout the City. Signage and barricades are being moved to known places of flooding, all equipment needed is fueled, and city crews are on standby to work through the night if needed. Police will be patrolling throughout the City and reporting areas of concern to Public Works and other City Departments.
Please report any flooding or fallen trees to the police non-emergency number: (804) 732-4222. For all power outages, call Dominion: 866-366-4357.Prepare:
Tie down or bring inside any objects that could be blown around by wind or damaged by heavy rain such as outdoor furniture, grills, garbage cans, toys, or other loose objects;