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Updated Jan. 16, 2:45 p.m., with afternoon NWS briefing Staff Report — The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for bayside Accomack County, a flood advisory for Northampton, and other advisories associated with a winter storm barreling up the Eastern Seaboard. Flooding A Coastal Flood Warning has been issued for the...
Note: This post has been updated with a National Weather Service briefing as of 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15. The National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va., has issued a briefing about the potential winter weather Sunday, Jan. 16. Threats: Accumulating snow and light icing inland. Heavy rain, gusty winds, and coastal flooding...
Staff Report — Eastern Shore Rural Health Reschedules Most Nonurgent, Preventative, and Routine Chronic Care Appointments  COVID-19 cases continue to rise throughout Virginia with the peak in hospitalizations expected to occur in early February, according to Eastern Shore Rural Health. To ease the pressure on hospitals, most existing nonurgent, preventative, and routine...
Staff Report — COVID-19 cases have increased dramatically over the last two weeks on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. Per the Eastern Shore Health District as of Dec. 23, 2021, the Shore was experiencing an average of 10 new cases each day. As of Jan. 10, the seven-day average was more than...
Staff Report — ESPL Branches As COVID-19 cases increase on the Shore, Eastern Shore Public Library in Accomac and Nassawadox will return to curbside pickup by appointment beginning Monday, Jan. 10. Library users can request items using www.espl.org or by phone in order to pick-up reserved items at an appointed time. Visitors...
Staff Report — The National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va., has issued a briefing for tonight (Jan. 6) and early Friday. As of Thursday morning, most of the snow is forecast to fall north of Richmond to the Maryland Eastern Shore. Click on the first image below to start the...
Staff Report — The National Weather Service has issued a briefing highlighting the potential for additional accumulating snowfall expected Thursday evening into Friday. Monitor the latest forecasts using the links below: https://www.weather.gov/akq/Brief   https://www.weather.gov/akq/winter
Staff Report — The National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va., has issued a briefing as of Jan. 2, 5:15 p.m., in regards to the potential winter weather event this coming Monday. The weather service has issued a winter weather advisory for Accomack County for Monday, Jan. 3, from 7 a.m. until...
Bronze sculptors hundreds of miles apart practice the art of an ancient craft. By Martha Wessells Steger Special to the Eastern Shore Post Whenever I arrive at an out-of-state destination and discover an Eastern Shore connection, I conclude that all roads must lead to my native Eastern Shore. I experienced another occurrence...
Dear Editor: In the past, shoreline stabilization strategies generally deployed stone revetments or wood bulkheads. While these strategies appear effective at shore stabilization, they often create an undesirable disconnect between the upland and the water. In the past 30 years, a more natural approach to shore stabilization, termed “living shorelines,” has...