Storms persist into the night for parts of Central Virginia

Storms persist into the night for parts of Central Virginia

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Severe Thunderstorm Watch that was in place for much of Central Virginia was canceled shortly before 9:30 p.m. by the National Weather Service. It was originally set to expire at 10 p.m.

But there is still some active weather out there. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning expired at 11:15 for Albemarle, Nelson and the City of Charlottesville until 11:15 and while no warnings are in effect in the Richmond area, storms are moving in from the west, particularly in the Short Pump and Ashland areas.

Severe thunderstorms are possible through the evening, with damaging wind gusts the primary threat.

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OVERNIGHT: Widely scattered showers and thunderstorms will be diminishing. Otherwise, partly cloudy skies with morning lows ranging from the upper 60s to lower 70s.

WEDNESDAY: Partly to mostly sunny. A seasonable summer day with only a slight chance for an isolated afternoon or evening thunderstorm. Highs around 90°.

THURSDAY: A mix of clouds and sunshine. Scattered showers and thunderstorms becoming likely by late afternoon or early evening, then showery most of the overnight. Highs upper 80s. (Rain chance 50%)

FRIDAY: Partly to mostly cloudy with more scattered showers and thunderstorms likely. High in the lower 80s. (Rain chance 50%)

FOURTH OF JULY: Partly sunny skies with some scattered afternoon and early evening thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 80s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

SUNDAY: Partly sunny skies with a slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm during the afternoon and evening. Highs upper 80s. (Rain Chance: 20%)

MONDAY: Partly sunny. Highs in the upper 80s.

TUESDAY: Partly sunny with some scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms possible. Highs in the lower 90s. (Rain Chance: 30%)

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