Scattered showers and strong storms Sunday

First Alert Weather Day Sunday for afternoon and evening strong storm potential

Scattered showers and strong storms Sunday

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Sunday is a First Alert Weather Day for scattered strong storms during the afternoon and evening.

We have been downgraded to a marginal risk south of I-64 for severe storms, a 1 out of 5 on the severe weather risk scale (it was a slight risk this morning).

The severe weather threat has decreased since this morning.
The severe weather threat has decreased since this morning.

Main concerns with storms that develop during this time frame will be heavy rain, gusty winds, hail and an isolated tornado can’t be ruled out. Clouds during the morning and afternoon should help limit instability. Any breaks in the clouds during the day will help fuel storms.

Severe weather looks most likely between 7pm and 11pm this evening.

Here is what the futurecast radar could look like at 9pm:

The threat for severe storms appears most likely between 7pm and 11pm.
The threat for severe storms appears most likely between 7pm and 11pm.

Keep your NBC12 weather app handy if you have plans to be out and about Sunday afternoon and evening.

We will keep you updated throughout the day! Stay weather aware!

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