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Mathews County tells residents in low areas to leave

Updated: Saturday, 27 Oct 2012, 8:14 PM EDT
Published : Saturday, 27 Oct 2012, 8:14 PM EDT

MATHEWS COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) - Mathews County has issued a mandatory evacuation for residents in low-lying areas.

Emergency Services Coordinator David Burns said officials issued the evacuation notice because rescue crews would not be able to reach residents in those areas once the flooding started.