First Alert Weather Day: Tornado, Severe Thunderstorm Warnings issued throughout area

FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Tornado watch until midnight

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - 8:21 update: Severe threat is lifting North and East of RVA. We think Henrico, Chesterfield, Hanover, and the City of Richmond are in the clear of the biggest severe threat for the rest of the evening.


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Posted by NBC12 on Friday, April 19, 2019

We are live on TV through the severe threat, and streaming online with the latest information. There have been some confirmed tornado touchdowns. We will continue to track this storm through the evening.

Note: NBC12 identified this day this past SUNDAY as a First Alert Weather Day.

A cold front will move east across the state of Virginia. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop ahead of that front, as early as midday, then continuing into the evening through shortly after midnight.

The NBC12 First Alert Weather App is a great way to stay updated on the threat for severe weather. Make sure that the volume is turned up so that you can get notifications, especially late at night at during the overnight hours.

We will keep you posted with any new information on the storm threat.

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