Hurricane sandy suburban acres-oct 2012

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Suburban Acres, Norfolk, VA is mostly spared by Hurricane Sandy. Tidal flooding this morning. after our highest tide of the storm.

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Hurricane sandy suburban acres-oct 2012

  1. Hurricane Sandy – 2012 Suburban Acres, Norfolk, VA
  2. MON Oct 29 – Kirby Crescent. The Lafayette River just almost reaches Kirby Crescent. This picture taken 1-1/2 hours after our highest tide, this morning around 10 am.
  3. Looking across Lafayette branch from Kirby Crescent toward Gunn Court.
  4. The headwaters of the Lafayette River, normally a placid Marsh separating the Suburban Park andSuburban Acres neighborhoods, has just receded off Thole Street where it normally passes under Thole Street via a culvert in front of Norfolk Christian School.
  5. On the other side of the Thole Street culvert, the Lafayette overflows into the Norfolk ChristianSchools parking lot. The main body of our branch of the Lafayette can be seen behind the hedge row and trees.
  6. The Lafayette River floods the back yards of homes on Kirby Crescent
  7. Back yards of KirbyCrescent, MON Oct. 29 11:45 am
  8. The Lafayette nearly reaches this home at the end of Gunn Court
  9. The Lafayette invades the backyard of this home on Parkdale Drive
  10. Constant rain identifies bowl in back yard that is future site of Diane & Mary Ann’s pool (behind home on Suburban Parkway) Stay safe and dry, everybody! Let’s keep our friends in the Northeast in our thoughts and prayers as Sandy moves that way and impacts New Jersey / Pennsylvania / New York as she comes ashore. Suburban Acres Civic League

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