RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The tornado threat for Central Virginia is over Monday morning.
Storms ripped through the region early Monday, prompting severe thunderstorm warnings and tornado warnings in parts of the area.
A tornado watch remains in effect for south eastern Virginia along the coast.
It’s important to know the difference between a watch and a warning. A watch means the ingredients are in place for the risk of severe weather in the next few hours. A warning means severe weather is happening at a specific location now.
Be sure you have the NBC12 weather app on with the volume turned up in case you need to get a notification during severe storms.
Rain exits around sunrise Monday with decreasing clouds during the morning. Winds ramp out behind the exiting system out of the northwest. Sustained wind 15-25mph likely with gusts to 35mph possible through the day Monday.
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