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Superstorm Sandy was set to stick around Virginia for another day on Tuesday, bringing much more tame rain and winds and dumping snow on the state's mountainous areas.
Virginia is getting funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to deal with the impact of the intense storm that rocked the region in late June, and Maryland and the District are hoping FEMA will reimburse some of their costs as well.
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has requested $25 million in federal disaster assistance to help the state recover from the severe storms that swept the region the weekend of June 29.
Virginia officials warned residents on Thursday to prepare for massive power outages, flooding and damage from Hurricane Irene comparable to that of Hurricane Isabel, which knocked out power to about 2 million people as it tore through the state in 2003.
RICHMOND (AP) — Firefighters yesterday continued to battle wildfires throughout Virginia with the assistance of 125 National Guard soldiers, but most of the blazes were contained, a state official said yesterday.