First Alert Weather Day: Flooding likely Thursday into Friday

Heavy rain and flooding are a concern

First Alert Weather Day Blog

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Heavy rain is expected through Thursday evening across all of Central Virginia. That’s why Thursday is a First Alert Weather Day.

The Tornado Watch has been cancelled, but the flood threat continues.

A Flood Watch has been issued for all of Central Virginia from Thursday afternoon through Friday morning.

Rainfall amounts are expected to reach 1 to 2 inches with 3″ totals possible.

Heavy rain may cause flooding Thursday afternoon through Thursday night. A Flood Watch is in effect for all of Central Virginia.
Heavy rain may cause flooding Thursday afternoon through Thursday night. A Flood Watch is in effect for all of Central Virginia. (Source: WWBT)

The locations most likely to see flooding will be poor drainage areas, but rivers could start to flood as well.

highlights from WPC
highlights from WPC (Source: wpc)

Be sure to download the NBC12 First Alert Weather App for updates on this potential for stormy weather on Thursday.

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