Severe thunderstorms moving close to northern Richmond area

Severe Thunderstorms are moving through Louisa, Hanover, Southern Caroline counties right now...a warning is also in effect for the Western portion of King William County.

Damaging winds in excess of 60 mph are possible with these storms along with quarter sized hail, frequent lightning, and torrential downpours. They are moving to the East and Southeast and for now are expected to stay north of metro Richmond.

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