Kevin Dorsey, who has lived in his Huntington, Va. home for 13 years, has his basement furniture up on cinder blocks and says he realizes it still might float off of them. He has taken precautions to try to prevent water from coming into his basement, including boarding up the windows and sealing them with silicone and rubber tape, but he says it will likely still seep through. His neighbor has a generator that he can tie into, so he might stay at home if his local relatives lose power too. This image was made Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Kevin Dorsey, who has lived in his Huntington, Va. home for 13 years, has his basement furniture up on cinder blocks and says he realizes it still might float off of them. He has taken precautions to try to prevent water from coming into his basement, including boarding up the windows and sealing them with silicone and rubber tape, but he says it will likely still seep through. His neighbor has a generator that he can tie into, so he might stay at home if his local relatives lose power too. This image was made Monday, Oct. 29, 2012. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)