First Alert Weather Day: Afternoon, evening downpours possible

Afternoon, evening downpours possible in Central Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Parts of Central Virginia saw significant flooding on Friday into Friday night as 4 to 6 inches of rain fell across parts of the region... and in many neighborhoods, downpours were the story over the weekend.

Now the concern is that any additional rainfall could cause minor flooding due to the saturated ground.

Monday is a First Alert Weather Day because of the chance for downpours and thunderstorms.
Monday is a First Alert Weather Day because of the chance for downpours and thunderstorms.

We have a First Alert Weather Day for Monday due to the potential for heavy rainfall that could again cause some localized minor flooding. However, a repeat of Friday’s flooding is NOT expected.

The heaviest downpours are most likely late Monday afternoon, when downpours and even a few strong thunderstorms are possible with gusty winds.

This is what the radar may look like around 4pm on Monday:

This what First Alert Doppler Radar may look like around 4 to 5pm on Monday afternoon.
This what First Alert Doppler Radar may look like around 4 to 5pm on Monday afternoon.

After a gorgeous (and dry) Tuesday, We stay unsettled through mid week with another round of heavy rain possible late Wednesday into Thursday. Keep your rain gear handy! Remember: Turn Around, Don’t Drown!

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