Was spared with no damage to my house or property. Power came back on late Saturday night, but not in time to spare the fridge it contents. Phew that cut bait that was frozen was a bit ripe to say the least. Parents house in Richmond was somehow spared; had 12 trees down, but not one hit their house! All of them fell just perfect.
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Severe tree damage at my home in Spotsylvania. Minor damage to house. No power as of today (Monday) and none expected until wednesday at the earliest. Huge Hickory laying across my new 2003 Toyota. USAA says 9000 auto claims from the storm alone. After last night's cookout the rest of fridge will have to be cleaned out, shortage of ice in the area. Rappahannock was heavy but not as bad as it could have been. Dumped lots of fresh water into the Bay. Po River behind my house was into the flood plain but not any higher. It will contribute to a freshwater flush of the York.
Here in Amelia, I had a few trees down on fences which is just next years firewood. Most neighbors fairly fortunate. Heard about a buddy's boat in Hopewell being destroyed. Seems the town is hit very hard by a storm surge coming upriver and wall of water coming down . Definitely could have been much worse and am grateful. Even got my electric back today. Wish everyone well!!
i went out of town for the storm because there was about 15 people staying at my house through it all. i got back to find a lot of trees down in the yard. nothing hit the house. anyway it is good to be back. i hope everyone gets back on their feet fast.
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