City officials: remove yard signs before storm

PORSTMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- In preparation for Hurricane Maria, the sheriff's office is advising residents to remove election yard signs from their lawns until the storm is over. 

Winds are expected to exceed 30 mph in the area.

The signs often have steel rod attachments and could become dangerous projectiles. 

For more information on storm updates, visit the hurricane center.

 

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