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Frost likely Thursday night into Friday morning

Frost is likely for Thursday night into Friday morning

Here’s how to shave a few bucks off your winter bills

Studies show most electric bills increase in the winter. Here's what you can do to keep yours affordable.

Tree falls on house, landing where toddler was moments before

A mother is sending a warning after a close call during Tropical Storm Michael.

Some localities get FEMA, tax relief from Florence’s impact

The city of Richmond is included in the list.

Virginia nonprofit helps feed victims of Hurricane Michael

Mercy Chefs was founded by Gary LeBlanc, a 35-year veteran of the hotel and restaurant business, after Hurricane Katrina in 2006.

Power restore to most Dominion Energy customers

Dominion Energy crews are closely monitoring the path of Michael and the potential for power outages as the storm makes its way north.

After Michael, impacted residents in Hopewell ‘don’t know where else to go’

Thousands in Hopewell were left without power by midday Friday. Others homes were ransacked by tropical storm force winds that knocked trees into homes and power lines.

Northam declares state of emergency for impacts from Michael

“I want to urge all Virginians to prepare for the serious possibility of flash floods, tropical storm force winds, tornadoes, and power outages," the governor said.

Michael brings multiple tornado, flash flood warnings

Richmond could see several inches of rain from the storm.

Numerous flight cancellations, delays at Richmond International Airport

Travel Advisory in effect at Richmond International Airport

WATCH: Jim Cantore nearly impaled live on The Weather Channel

Cantore, who is known for being up close and personal with dangerous storms, was in Panama City Beach, Florida reporting live when a 2X4 flies towards him.

  Central Virginia businesses prepare to offer relief following Hurricane Michael’s landfall

Businesses in Central Virginia are watching Hurricane Michael to determine if resources from our area will need to head down South.

Chesterfield first responders: Teamwork saved lives during tornado outbreak

The storms turned deadly on Sept. 17 when the Old Dominion Floor Company’s Warehouse collapsed killing an employee.

When will the fall colors arrive in Richmond?

In a typical year, The Blue Ridge gets an Oct. 15-25 peak and Richmond and points east get a peak from the 20th-31st. But this year has been far from normal. We had an abnormally warm September (3rd warmest on record) and that’s continued into early October (running 10+ degrees above average with

September 2018: 3rd warmest on record and it won’t get cool any time soon

September 2018 was much warmer than average and that pattern keeps rolling into October.

‘Hurricane Cowboy’ from Henrico wrangles in horses, livestock stranded in high waters left from Florence

Patrick McKann, of Henrico, is leading an effort to rescue horses, cows and other farm animals left suffering in the flood-torn Carolinas.

Rain possible over the next few days

Cloudy and MUCH cooler today and tomorrow with areas of light rain likely.

‘Near-ideal conditions’ sparked 10 Virginia tornadoes

National Weather Service added two to the list on Friday.

Tornado count from Monday increases to ten

Monday's tornado count has increased to a total of 10, with 9 over metro Richmond

Thank you Central Virginia and Dominion for helping hurricane victims

Thanks to a matching donation from Dominion Energy, NBC12 viewers helped raise more than $100,000

Community helping fix washed out Amelia County road

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.

  Multiple tornadoes confirmed in Virginia

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

President Trump visits Carolinas to survey Hurricane Florence damage

“To the families who have lost loved ones, America grieves with you, and our hearts break for you. God bless you,”

‘Preying on people’: Woman faces 2nd whirlwind with towing company following tornado

Her car was blocked by a flipped car and downed light so she left it there and went home. When she came back later that night to get her car, it was gone.

James River expected to reach moderate flood stage Wednesday

The National Weather Service said the river is expected to crest Wednesday at just above 15 feet, which is the threshold for moderate flood stage.

Richmond is on pace for its second rainiest year on record

Richmond is on pace for the 2nd rainiest year on record

NC’s wild horses not harmed by Hurricane Florence

The Rachel Carson Reserve and the Corolla Wild Horse Fundreported that its wild horses were safe and accounted for.

Xfinity to keep WiFi hotspots open through Friday

Hotspots will be open through Monday.

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.

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.