RICHMOND, Va. -- Hurricane Dorian made landfall over Cape Hatteras at 8:35 a.m. Friday morning. It will continue tracking to the northeast, away from the coast.
Tropical storm warnings are in effect for eastern and southeastern Virginia.
Storm surge warnings are in effect for southeastern Virginia. Coastal flooding will be possible in the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula.
Rain will decrease across far southeastern Virginia into mid-afternoon. Winds will decrease from mid-afternoon into the evening.
The highest impact will be near Norfolk and Virginia Beach. This area has seen the heaviest rain, strongest winds and the highest storm surge.
In eastern Virginia, in the tropical storm warning area, the highest winds will be in the southeastern sections. Rainfall will continue to end.
In the metro, some gusts up to around 40 mph are possible through mid-afternoon.
Gusts will be the lowest well west of I-95.
As the storm continues to pull away, clouds and wind speeds will continue to decrease into Friday evening. The weekend will be nice with sunshine and highs in the 80s.
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