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First Alert Weather Day: Severe storms possible across Central Virginia Today (Monday)

Localized flooding, frequent lightning, and wind damge are potential threats Monday afternoon and evening
Published: Jul. 25, 2021 at 4:40 PM EDT|Updated: Jul. 26, 2021 at 1:04 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Monday is a First Alert Weather Day for possible strong to severe thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening hours.

Storms could be slow-moving with heavy rain. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 2pm through the evening hours.

3" rain is possible this afternoon and evening which could cause
3" rain is possible this afternoon and evening which could cause(NBC12)

The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded most of Central and Southern Virginia in a level 2 out of 5 (slight) risk for severe storms. The stronger storms today will pose a threat for damaging wind gusts that may bring down a few tree limbs and powerlines. Frequent lighting is expected, and hail is also possible.

Central Virginia has been upgraded to a level 2 out of 5 (slight) risk for severe weather on...
Central Virginia has been upgraded to a level 2 out of 5 (slight) risk for severe weather on Monday.(WWBT)

Downpours and localized poor drainage flooding are possible as well because the storms are expected to be relatively slow moving.

Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms may materialize in the late afternoon and evening...
Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms may materialize in the late afternoon and evening hours Monday with damaging wind gusts and frequent lightning.(WWBT)

Severe storms will be possible any time from 3pm to 8pm Monday. Keep the NBC12 First Alert Weather app handy for updates!

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