First Alert Weather Day: Tornado Watch for Northern Neck

Gusty winds, heavy rain, and a risk of severe storms possible today

First Alert Weather Day for Monday's storm risk

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A Tornado Watch has been issued for the Northern Neck including Westmoreland, Northumberland, Richmond County, and Lancaster County. As of 3 p.m., the threat is dropping now and the watch will likely be cancelled shortly.

A Tornado Watch is in effect for the Northern Neck early this afternoon.
A Tornado Watch is in effect for the Northern Neck early this afternoon. (Source: WWBT)

The severe weather threat has dropped for all but extreme eastern Virginia, and the threat for coastal Virginia will end by 4 p.m.

Many locations around Central Virginia have already picked up close to 1 inch of rain and we’ll add to those totals before the rain ends during the mid-afternoon.

Be sure to download the NBC12 First Alert Weather app for updates on this threat for severe weather as we get new information.

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