First Alert Weather Day: Strong to severe storms possible Today

Few scattered strong storms likely during the late afternoon and evening
Updated: May. 28, 2021 at 7:55 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A few scattered strong to severe storms will be possible during the late afternoon and evening Friday.

Here is the latest update from the Storm Prediction Center:

Strong to severe storms are POSSIBLE in Virginia
Strong to severe storms are POSSIBLE in Virginia(SPC)

The “marginal” category is the lowest risk from the SPC. It means isolated severe is possible.

The timing for Today’s storms will be from 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.

This is what it could look like at 5 p.m.:

Hour by hour model forecast
Hour by hour model forecast(NBC12)

Our biggest concerns will be damaging winds, heavy rain, and hail. We caan’t rule out an isolated tornado too.

Although there is a severe risk attached to this cold front, the soaking rain will be a welcome sight to farmers, gardeners, & homeowners in Central Virginia. Rain totals of 1″-2″ are possible by midday Sunday.

Stay tuned to the NBC12 First Alert Weather App for more updates.

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