Neighbors in Virginia Beach worried about the potential for more severe weather

Posted at 12:28 PM, Apr 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-05 17:59:56-04

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - In a neighborhood full of tarps covering roofs, people living in Rock Creek are gearing up once again for the potential for more severe weather.

The First Warning Weather Team says severe weather could impact the area late Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Rock Creek is one of the most impacted areas from Friday's tornado.

Neighbors have spent the last few days cleaning up. Several say the threat of more severe weather is very worrisome. "We're just going to pray that this rain doesn't come this way," said Knikeya Robinson.

The side of her home is covered in tarp. "That was the most we can do as far as preventative measures," she said.

Members of Real Life Christian Church also spent time in the neighborhood on Wednesday.

They handed out water and snacks to people in their homes. The church was also damaged during Friday's tornado. "We just thought that we lost our church, but these people lost their houses," said Heather Traylor, a member of the church. "In the scheme of things, we're pretty lucky, so we thought we could come out and bless them."