[Posted on Oct 07, 2015 | 1190 views]
High winds drove water up through the boards on the Gloucester Point Fishing Pier on Saturday. The road leading to the beach was blocked to traffic, and at high tide the road was partially covered in water. Photo by Susan Leuci
The Gloucester Point Beach Park was closed on and off throughout the weekend during times of high tides, as the York River spilled its banks onto the parking lot and picnic areas. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
During high tide on Sunday afternoon, the Seabreeze Restaurant on Gwynn’s Island looked as if it was going to be swallowed up by the high tide. Amazingly, it made it through the storm with no water entering the building and reopened to customers on Tuesday morning, according to the business’s Facebook page. Photo by Deb Buchanan
Members of the Gloucester Sheriff’s Office, the Virginia National Guard, American Red Cross and Gloucester’s Citizen Emergency Response Team were on standby at a relocation center/safe haven that was set up Sunday at the Gloucester Moose Lodge. Shown from left are: Virginia National Guard members Jacob Lineberry, Cole Woods, Daniel Davis, GSO Lt. Jake Forehand, CERT member Gail Lavigne and national guardsman Charles Hendricks. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Two Virginia National Guard trucks were on standby Sunday at the Gloucester Moose Lodge. Photo by Quinton Sheppard
Tom and Jean Steel of Onemo were pretty much housebound on Sunday. The afternoon’s high tide rose up their front step, and flooded Bethel Beach Road, which runs in front of their home. Photo by Tom Steel
Justin Hunter Allen of Bavon rode out the weekend’s high tides at his home in the Chesapeake Shores subdivision in Bavon. Dunes along the bayside beach where he lives were heavily impacted by the storm. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
So close: Sunday afternoon’s high tide on Horn Harbor splashed around the foundations of Tom and Catherine Jenkins’s home at Susan. Photo by Catherine Jenkins
At high tide on Sunday afternoon, water from Put-In Creek lapped at the edges of the Mathews firehouse and spilled onto the Mathews Court Green. Photo by Elsa Verbyla
At low tide on Sunday morning, salt waters from Winter Harbor remained at flood level on Bethel Beach Road at its intersection with Hurst Neck Road, just before Onemo. Photo by Elsa Verbyla
With Hurricane Joaquin still hovering near the Bahamas last Friday, Mathews High School students, from left, Brent Smith, Brandon Smith and Ethan Armistead checked out the surf at Tin Can Alley. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Flooding at a home in Hayes. Photo by Linda Tjossem
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