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Gloucester, other areas try to recover following devastating storms

Gloucester, other areas try to recover following devastating storms

For much of Sunday, parts of the region resembled a war-zone. The path of a Saturday night tornado ripped an 8.5-mile path of havoc bending trees like tooth picks, leaving homes in crumbles and the sharp smell of freshly chopped pine everywhere, said Gloucester County Sheriff Steve Gentry. The storms carved a deadly path through Hampton Roads from South of the James near Walters and Carrsville, through Isle of Wight County, James City County, Gloucester County where a middle school suffered extensive damage, and then into Deltaville in Middlesex County. Power outages affected more than 200,000 people and the governor declared a state of emergency Sunday afternoon. "Our thoughts...

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