Weather Blog

  Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Virginia

One of those warnings gave NBC12 meteorologist Andrew Freiden “chills” while he was broadcasting on air.

  Residents along washed-out road on hook for repair bill

Homeowners along a private road will have to come up with money for the repairs themselves if they are to have a route in and out of their neighborhood.

  Community comes together to help each other recover from storm

One Chesterfield neighborhood is taking a “village” approach, turning a disaster into an opportunity to pick up a saw or a limb for themselves and their neighbors as they collectively pick up their spirits.

Xfinity to keep WiFi hotspots open through Friday

Hotspots will be open through Monday.

Six tornadoes confirmed from Monday’s storms

Monday's tornadoes over Virginia struck the metro Richmond area particularly hard, with 5 confirmed plus one in Mecklenburg County near Boydton

  Businesses inspect damage, reflect on tornado

Several businesses experienced major damage as the EF2 packed 120 mph winds and ripped through an area near Hull Street Road.

  Family members ID man killed in tornado

The moment the tornado tore the building’s roof off was captured on video. Debris swirled overhead as the twister moved through the area along Hull Street near between Genito and Courthouse roads.

  Mayor Stoney urges residents to remain vigilant

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney toured storm damage on Tuesday morning a day after severe weather spawned tornadoes.

  Hanover Co. barn destroyed, trees uprooted from confirmed tornado

The National Weather Service confirms a tornado went through part of Hanover County on Monday afternoon, leaving a barn flattened and trees down on several properties near Rockville.

  President Trump visiting NC to survey Hurricane Florence damage

While White House officials did confirm to WBTV on Tuesday that Trump would be in NC, exact details about the presidential visit are unclear.

  Live updates: Tornado damage throughout Central Virginia

Tornadoes and severe storms ripped through parts of Central Virginia on Monday, leaving behind a trail of destruction.

  Henrico neighborhood picks up the pieces after storms

Numerous trees and large sections of trees were still down on the ground on Glendale Drive

Church’s AC unit thrown off building during storms

West End Assembly of God is cleaning up on Tuesday from what witnesses believe was a tornado touching down on the roof.

  Storms rolling out, drier weather ahead

A cold front will bring afternoon shower and maybe thunderstorms.

Power restored to most residents after tornadoes

At one point, more than 16,000 were without power Monday night, according to Dominion.

  Trees, power lines litter Chesterfield roads following tornadoes

Our crews spent the evening with Jim Roe. His house sits about a quarter of a mile off the Beach Road.

  Students shelter in place for hours during tornado warnings

School systems all across the area had students sheltering in place Monday afternoon as tornado warnings went out across the Metro Richmond area.

  VIDEOS: Tornadoes rip through Central Virginia

NBC12 viewers have sent numerous videos and photos as tornadoes ripped through Central Virginia on Monday afternoon.

Schools closing early, cancelling activities due to heavy rain, storms

Heavy rain is forcing some schools in Virginia to alter their schedules on Monday.

Drivers asked to avoid traveling through North Carolina

According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT), road conditions throughout the state are hazardous and rapidly changing.

  Virginia National Guard sends help to North Carolina for recovery efforts

Around 40 soldiers and 20 light medium tactical vehicles were sent Saturday to North Carolina

Pollution fears: Swollen rivers swamp ash dumps, hog farms

Flooded rivers in North Carolina have begun to swamp coal ash dumps and low-lying hog farms, raising pollution concerns as swollen waterways approach their crests

Stormy Monday, thanks to Florence

Sunshine returns Wednesday through the end of the week.

  Tracking Florence: Remnants of storm could bring heavy rainfall throughout area

Bands of scattered, but sometimes heavy showers will be possible in Central Virginia Sunday and Monday, with lesser chances Tuesday, followed by sunny, but very warm weather Wednesday through Friday.

Wild horses on Outer Banks weather Florence

A herd of wild horses that roams a northern portion of North Carolina's Outer Banks has survived Florence just fine.

Virginia bracing for heavy rain, flooding in southwest area

The state so far has been spared from severe hurricane impacts, but the southwest portion of the state is expecting up to 12 inches of rain.

  Red Cross volunteers ready to assist once storm passes

With each day, Tropical Storm Florence hovers over the Carolina - hundreds of volunteers in Richmond are excited and ready to answer calls for help, despite the slow-moving storm.

  Florence still packing a punch

lorence has weakened to a tropical storm, but will continue to produce major impacts through the weekend in terms of flooding rainfall over the Carolinas.

  Sense of normalcy returns to Virginia Beach

The governor says the state is shifting its focus to possible inland flooding in Southwest Virginia.

  Florence now a tropical storm, leaves several dead, ‘catastrophic’ flood warnings in effect

Florence, now downgraded to a tropical storm, claimed fives lives in North Carolina as it pounds the region with destructive winds, life-threatening storm surge, dangerous surf, torrential rainfall, flooding and the potential for tornadoes.

  Family who fled storm plans to return home sooner than expected

With only scattered showers hitting Richmond and Gov. Ralph Northam’s mandatory evacuation rescinded, a family in Richmond to ride out the storm is planning to return sooner than expected.

  Northern Neck relieved after minor impacts from Florence

Communities along the Northern Neck are breathing a sigh of relief after fearing severe flooding and power outages from Hurricane Florence’s original path.

  Hotels in Richmond see influx of people escaping Florence

Hotels in the Richmond region are seeing an increasing number of guests escaping the wrath of Hurricane Florence.

Bear statues relocated by Florence in New Bern, NC

The “Bear Town Bears” are part the city’s identity, which is known as “Bear City” because legend has it the city was named for the animals.

  150 people awaiting rescue in New Bern, NC

According to the city’s Twitter page, 150 people in New Bern are awaiting to be rescued.

Closings and delays for Hurricane Florence

A list of closings and delays as Hurricane Florence impacts Central Virginia

Dozens of Dominion crews head to NC

Crews will first restore power to thousands of Dominion customers in the Outer Banks and then assist throughout North Carolina.

  Medical personnel from around the country gather at Fort Lee

As of Wednesday evening, there are 105 ambulances staged at Fort Lee and over 200 people.

  Richmond flights canceled because of Florence

Flights from Richmond to major airports such as Charlotte and Atlanta are already being grounded, according to airport officials.

  Residents, businesses in Virginia Beach prepare for Florence

Virginia Beach residents and business owners are preparing for the impact of the tropical storm.

VCU opens parking decks in preparation for Hurricane Florence

In preparation for Hurricane Florence, VCU will open the garages through Monday, Sept. 17 at 7 a.m.