Where Trop­i­cal Storm Michael brought the strong­est gusts and heav­i­est rain in Vir­ginia

Richmond Times-Dispatch Weekend - - NEWS -

Here is some of the most ex­treme weather that Trop­i­cal Storm Michael brought to Vir­ginia.

The mea­sure­ments were gath­ered by the Na­tional Weather Ser­vice of­fices in Wake­field, Blacks­burg and Ster­ling, us­ing a va­ri­ety of weather sta­tions, ob­servers and sources.

High­est wind gusts in Vir­ginia (on land)

80 mph, Portsmouth, South Nor­folk Jor­dan Bridge, 12:07 a.m. Fri­day

80 mph, Northamp­ton County, Kip­topeke State Park, 12:42 a.m.

77 mph, Vir­ginia Beach, Cape Henry, 1:07 a.m. 75 mph, Nor­folk, Naval Sta­tion Nor­folk Cham­bers Field, 12:20 a.m.

75 mph, Hen­rico County, Va­rina-Enon Bridge, 8:20 p.m. Thurs­day

73 mph, Ac­co­mack County, Onan­cock, 12:48 a.m. 70 mph, Ac­co­mack County, Tang­ier Sound Light, 12:27 a.m.

70 mph, Mathews County, New Point Com­fort,

12 a.m.

69 mph, Vir­ginia Beach, Naval Air Sta­tion Oceana, 12:46 a.m.

69 mph, Ch­e­sa­peake, Money Point, 12 a.m. Mar­itime weather sta­tions reg­is­tered some higher gusts, in­clud­ing one up to 85 mph at Mid­dle Ground Light­house, off New­port News.

High­est rain­fall to­tals

9.32 inches, Mid­dle­sex County,


9.12 inches, Caro­line County, 2 miles north­east of Bowl­ing Green

9.08 inches, Caro­line County, Bowl­ing Green

9.02 inches, Char­lotte County, near Keysville

8.32 inches, Rich­mond County, near Ken­nard

8.28 inches, York County, near Horns­byville

7.8 inches, Hen­rico County, East High­land Park

7.75 inches, Pitt­syl­va­nia County, near Chatham

7.41 inches, Es­sex County, near


7.32 inches, Louisa County,


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