Seal of the Governor
For Immediate Release: September 13, 2018
Contacts: Office of the Governor: Ofirah Yheskel,

MEDIA ALERT: Governor Northam to Hold Press Conference on Hurricane Florence Updates

RICHMOND—Governor Ralph Northam will hold a press conference with state emergency response leaders to discuss the ongoing preparations and updates for Hurricane Florence.

WHEN: September 10, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Virginia Emergency Operations Center, 7700 Midlothian Turnpike, North Chesterfield, Virginia 23235

Directions to VEOC

WHY: Virginia continues preparing for potential impacts from Hurricane Florence. State leaders will discuss ongoing preparations, public preparedness messages, and how to stay safe as the storm impacts Virginia with high winds, widespread flooding, and coastal storm surge.

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact the Virginia Joint Information Center at (804) 371-7215.


  • A mult-box will be available for those wishing to record the press conference.
  • The briefing will be available on Facebook Live at
  • REMINDER: An American Sign Language Interpreter will be on site to convey this information to the hearing impaired. Please include the interpreter in a two shot or wide shot at all times.

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